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Vacancy - Manager of Ballymun Community Law Centre

Date:29.06.2021

Ballymun Community Law Centre was established in 2002 to tackle unmet legal need in Ballymun. The Law Centre provides legal advice, representation, legal education and alternative dispute resolution services to the community. We aim to empower individuals to achieve equality and realise their human rights through increased access to the law.

Our legal focus is on areas of unmet legal need in Ballymun. For example, we provide legal advice services in the areas of housing, employment, social welfare, and equality related issues. Our alternative dispute resolution services include: conflict coaching, family and community mediation and we also provide a comprehensive peer mediation programme in local schools. Our education programme delivers courses in areas such as Family Law, Child Law and Social Welfare Law as well as providing talks on topical legal issues.

The Board of Ballymun Community Law Centre are seeking to recruit a part-time Manager. Applicants should have experience of management in a small NGO or equivalent and a commitment to human rights. The Manager will build on work undertaken by the Law Centre to date and lead a small team. Key elements of the role will be to communicate the work of the Law Centre to all stakeholders and strengthen the funding base to ensure that the Law Centre can continue to address the unmet legal needs of the Ballymun community.

The Manager will report to the Board of Directors of the Law Centre.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday the 30th July at 5pm. Interviews will take place remotely using the zoom platform the week beginning the 9th of August.

Further details can be found:here