We have an opportunity for a candidate who is highly motivated, with a strong project management background to join our Active Programme team as PALs Coordinator.
Our Active programme is the national sport and physical activity programme for older people funded by Sport Ireland and the HSE. The programme is designed to get older people in Ireland more active. Our PALs (Physical Activity Leaders) initiative is an education and peer leadership initiative which trains older people how to lead sport and physical activity sessions in their local groups and communities. We have a network of trained PALs around the country.
Our Physical Activity Leaders initiative also encompasses our CarePALs and PPALs initiatives.
Our CarePALs initiative trains those working or volunteering in nursing homes and day care settings to lead suitable physical activities with people in their care.
Our PPALs initiative trains older adults with intellectual disability to take a leadership role promoting physical activity among their peers.
Position: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 months Specified Purpose Contract initially
Salary: €37,000 to €40,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Reporting to: Active Programme Manager (and Active Programme Assistant Manager in her absence).
Location: Hybrid. The candidate will be required to travel nationally and also attend regular meetings in our Dublin office.
A full job description and person specification is available here: PALs Coordinator – Active Programme
Please send your CV and cover letter, outlining how you match the criteria, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday the 24th of March 2023 at 5pm.
Interviews will be held on Thursday the 13th of April 2023.
Shortlisting will apply.
Age & Opportunity is an equal opportunities employer.