Join our team – Placement Officer Wanted (paid position)

Are you interested in joining our team? We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and highly motivated individual who understands that volunteering is critical to Irish life.

A self-starter and excellent communicator, you will be able to connect with and engage people from all walks of life.  You must possess the ability to empathise with the life situation of potential volunteers and possess the technical competencies required to link and present volunteering in a variety of contexts. The ability to plan and deliver engaging volunteer events will also be a key requirement. Challenging, but hugely rewarding, this position gives you the opportunity to multi-task in a diverse fast-paced role where you will use your own initiative, as well as collaborate within a team.

Overview of Role:

The Placement Officer is responsible for assisting the current Placement Team (staff and volunteers) to deliver an accessible and quality-focused volunteer placement service across Dublin City; by recruiting, matching and supporting volunteers through the placement process. In line with our Quality Standards Framework, quality checks on data, as well as a focus on systems (Salesforce) management will also be a key part of the role; ensuring everyone gets a quality-centred service. This is a paid position, please download the job description for details.

Application Process:

Applications by way of application form and cover letter should be sent in confidence by email to or by post to:
Edwina Dewart, Manager
Dublin City Volunteer Centre
Unit 4, Whitefriars, Aungier Street,
Dublin 2

Closing Date for receipt of application form and cover letter is 5.00 pm on Monday 4th of September 2017 (late applications or C.V.s will not be accepted).

Interviews will take place on Monday 11th September. This post is part funded by Department of Rural and Community Development.

Please carefully read the job description before applying.


For further information visit or contact Edwina via email or phone on 01 473 7482.
Dublin City Volunteer Centre is an equal opportunities employer.