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Policy Writer

Sharing the Journey

About Sharing the Journey

Sharing the Journey is a parent led organisation, offering support to all parents and families of Deaf and hard of hearing children, irrespective of communication, education.

What's Involved

Sharing the Journey is a totally volunteer organisation. Over the past four years we have grown from a local support group to a National support network supporting parents of Deaf and Hard-of-hearing children throughout Ireland.

We now need a dedicated Policy writer to work with our Committee to help us formalise and document our organisation's polices as part of our readiness for compliance. Based at our Parent Resource Centre, The Grant writer will work closely with our Executive Committee to develop a comprehensive Grant Application Policy.

What's required for this position

Previous experience and/or understanding of the main policy requirements for charities.

  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Personable Skills
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research
  • Research/ Journalism/ Media

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Marian Camous, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Fingal

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Sharing the Journey is a friendly, supportive environment. Our volunteers will gain practical experience, training for their specific role, Deaf awareness and Irish Sign Language

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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