Advocacy Programme Coordinator (Half-time) – Contract of Indefinite Duration
The SHEP Advocacy Programme includes SHEP’s independent advocacy service which provides a range of advocacy supports to individuals and communities (mostly in the Cork region) and advocacy training opportunities. Applications are now invited for the position of Advocacy Programme Coordinator (half-time/19.5 hours per week)
We are looking for a suitably qualified candidate with: a deep commitment to equality and social justice; a minimum of three years’ relevant experience; excellent interpersonal skills; strong organisational skills; and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Experience of advocacy would be a distinct advantage.
Closing date for applications is Monday, 9th May 2022.
This position is funded by the HSE (Section 39).
SHEP is an equal opportunities employer.
Job Description Advocacy Programme Co-ordinator
Selection of Facilitators, Trainers, Tutors & Counsellors/Psychotherapists
SHEP is supported in the delivery of our extensive training programme by a team of SHEP Facilitators who are involved on a contract-for-service basis.
SHEP’s Community Education for Health & Well-being is delivered by a team of over 100 Community Tutors who are trained by the Project. Training as a Tutor with SHEP involves completing the Project’s two foundation courses, the SHEP Certificate in Facilitation, successful completion of at least one SHEP Tutor Training course, and successful completion of at least one SHEP apprenticeship.
SHEP’s Coiscéim Low-Cost Counselling Programme is supported by a team of over 100 pre-accredited and accredited counsellors/psychotherapists. From time to time there are opportunities to join the team. If you are interested please refer to the Counselling Section of this website.