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Voluntary Board Member - Kilbarrack Children's Project

Kilbarrack Community Development Project

About Kilbarrack Community Development Project

The Kilbarrack Community Development Project CLG (KCDP) operates an after-school program to local children. The KCDP provides a safe and inclusive environment where children are supported in their holistic development through play, choice-based programming and encouraged to have fun. Daily programs include homework support, physical activity, arts, crafts, computers and free play.

What's Involved

Take a leadership role in a community based organisation, to embrace an opportunity that will be a valuable and an impactful experience that will contribute to the children in the Kilbarrack community.

Currently the KCDP are refreshing all board members and are seeking to recruit new board members with experience in finances and human resources.

Purpose of the Role:
To provide leadership and governance to the KCDP as part of a Board of Management team. To work with management and the financial administrator to ensure the organisation operates strategically and purposely in accordance with best practice. To contribute to maintaining an essential community service.

Expectations & Commitment
• Work with other board members in a collaborative respective way,
• Achieve a high level of corporate governance
• Act in the best interests of the KCDP
• Attend bi-monthly meetings (meeting times to be determined)
• Assist with any aspects of the KCDP as needed

What's required for this position

Experience in finance, human resources, leadership, governance.

  • Accountancy/ Finance
  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 2 years

Hours required: 2hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
St. Benedict's Resource Centre, Swan's Nest Road, Kilbarrack D5

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Initial induction and training

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 25

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

To further community professional development and contribute to the future of the after school program

Getting there

By bus 17A, by DART- Kilbarrack Station, driving-located off the Kilbarrack Road near Kilbarrack Fire Station
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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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