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'Empowerment through Education'

An Cosán (Irish for ‘The Path’) is Ireland’s largest and most vibrant national community education organisation.  We are now seeking applications for the following positions from people who are energetic, motivated and innovative:

Executive Administrator (full-time)

Employment Outreach Officer (part-time)

Hospitality Assistant (part-time)

HR Administrator (6 months, flexible hours)

Early Years Educator, Whitehall (full-time, term-time only)

Early Years Educators, Cabra Youthreach (part-time, term-time only)

Community Employment vacancies Caretaker, Childcare Worker, Administrator (all part-time)

The mission of An Cosán is to bring about social equality and an end to poverty through community-based adult education, the provision of early years supports and empowering social enterprise development.  If you want the opportunity to make a lasting and tangible difference to communities across Ireland then join our team now.

Please follow the directions below on how to apply.

Executive Administrator

We are currently seeking a talented Executive Administrator to join our team.

Please email the following documents to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked Executive Administrator role:

  • Cover letter
  • Application form
  • Curriculum Vitae

Employment Outreach Officer

We are currently seeking a passionate Employment Outreach Officer to join our team.

Please email the following documents to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked Employment Outreach Officer role by 27th May 2022:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

Hospitality Assistant

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Hospitality Assistant to join our team.

Please email the following documents to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked Hospitality Assistant role by 27th May 2022:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

HR Administrator

We are currently seeking a talented HR Administrator to join our team.

Please email the following documents to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked HR Administrator role:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

Early Years Educator, Whitehall

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Early Years Educator to join our Early Years Whitehall team. This is a full-time, term-time role.

Please email your CV and a cover letter to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked Early Years Educator Whitehall role by 17th May 2022.

Early Years Educators, Cabra Youthreach

We are currently seeking two enthusiastic Early Years Educators to join our Early Years Cabra Youthreach team. These are part-time, term-time roles.

Please email your CV and a cover letter to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked Early Years Educator Cabra Youthreach role by 17th May 2022.

Community Employment

We currently have the following Community Employment (CE) part-time vacancies: Caretaker, Childcare Worker, Administrator. Application deadline: 10th May 2022.

If you are interested in any of these positions or would like to find out more, please contact Ingrid Shannon, CE Supervisor, at i.shannon@ancosan.ie or phone 083-2097860

The main duties of the Caretaker (19.5 hours per week) are as follows: General security of the premises. Oversee the upkeep and maintenance of the building, both exterior and interior to include garden, children’s play area and car park. Maintain cleanliness of building and garden. General maintenance. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

The main duties of the Childcare Worker (19.5 hours per week) are: Provision of early years education in a childcare setting and assisting staff with daily services. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

The main duties of the Administrator (19.5 hours per week) are to support and assist in the provision of research and administration services in different areas of the organisation. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Training will be provided to support your career.

An Cosán runs a Community Employment (CE) programme to assist long-term unemployed people back to work by providing work opportunities in a number of areas.  This gives individuals an opportunity to try something new and work within their community. In addition to the CE placement, participants can avail of working part-time in other services if they wish, thus giving participants the opportunity to use their new skills elsewhere.

Our CE programme has proven very successful since we set it up three years ago with previous participants going on to secure employment or going on to study at Trinity College Dublin.

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for one year or more, or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will be verified by the Department of Social Protection.

 

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