SHEP is a community education and development project established in 1974
Board of Management
As a community based, voluntary organisation, SHEP is governed by a Board of Directors & Management Committee. The current Chairperson is Ms Angela Murphy.
SHEP has a small team of employees who work with the project. The majority of the staff work on a part-time basis.
- Jim Sheehan – Director
- Pat McCarthy (P/T) Coordinator – Low-Cost Counselling
- Liam McCarthy – Senior Training and Development Officer
- Geraldine Flanagan – Programme Administrator
- Deirdre O’Sullivan (P/T) – Training and Development Officer
- Nuala Burke (P/T) – Low-Cost Counselling Referral Officer
- Eilish O’Hanlon (P/T)– Training and Development Officer
- Deirdre Lillis (P/T) – Coordinator -Advocacy Worker
- Aleksandra Rogulska (P/T) – Finance Manager
- Justyna Jegier (P/T) – Finance Officer
- Lorraine Vercuiel (P/T) – Low-Cost Counselling Administrator
- Maria Young (P/T) SHEP Earth Aware
- Toufik Messibah (P/T) – Lib Multicultural Counselling
- Jessie Bowen (P/T) – Training Administration Support Worker
- Carmel Savage (P/T) – Coisceim Counselling Referral Officer
- Robert O’Herlihy (P/T) – Communications & Technical Support Worker
In addition, we are supported, each year, by a small team of Community Employment and TUS Personnel. This very important support to SHEP is funded by the Department of Social Protection,
Project Personnel & Volunteers
The Foundation & Facilitation Training Programme is delivered through a team of 55+ SHEP Facilitators. The Community Education Programme is delivered through a team of around 100 SHEP Community Tutors. The Coiscéim Counselling Programme is delivered through a team of around 140 Counsellors. SHEP’s Advocacy Service is delivered with the support of a team of 10 Community Advocates. These personnel work on either a contract or a voluntary basis.