LINC: Community Development Worker (Part-Time) x 2

LINC invites applications for the position of

Community Development Worker x 2
(Part time)

LINC is an NGO based in Cork city, whose aim is to Improve the quality of life, health and well-being of all women who identify as lesbian or bisexual in Ireland. Established in 1999, LINC is a community organisation rooted in community development practice and principles which provides support and resource services to L&B (lesbian and bisexual) women and their families in Cork city and county and to L&B women in other parts of the country who do not have access to direct services.

The Community Development Workers will work from the perspective of community development principles and will be expected to work in an outreach capacity in the Kerry and Waterford areas.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
An understanding of, and affinity with, the issues facing lesbian and bisexual women and their families and an awareness of the lesbian and bisexual women’s community
At least 3 years’ paid experience working in a community development capacity and a recognised and relevant third level qualification relevant to the job description for this position e.g. Community Work/Community Development/Community Health/Youth and Community Work/Health Promotion
Working knowledge of and commitment to the underlying principles of voluntary/community sector working with marginalised groups.
Experience organising and facilitating meetings, negotiating, and working with others to address issues and challenges identified
Experience of programme planning, implementation, review and evaluation.
Excellent report writing skills
Knowledge and experience of facilitation, training and organisational development in the community and voluntary sector
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Experience of developing and working in a variety of partnerships and networks
Good computer literacy including social media
Ability to source funding streams and complete funding applications
Commitment to social inclusion principles and practice
Fluency in English
Ability to self manage and work on own initiative and be an excellent team player
Current driving license and own transport
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a detailed job description and application form please contact:

CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 8th January 2021 @ 5pm.

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the information supplied in the application form and on the requirements of the post.

These are fixed term positions for 12 months.

The Post is funded by Dept. of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth