Interested in working with Barretstown? We have the following opportunities available. Apply today and help create some Barretstown Magic!

2017 Camp Recruitment

We are currently recruiting Activity Leaders and Summer Cara’s for our 2017 programmes.

Activity Leaders

Summer Activity Leader

Contract  (5th June – 21st August 2017)

Closing date: 1st February 2017

The role of Activity Leader is:

  • To provide fun, engaging, challenging and safe activities which fulfil the aims and objectives of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • To contribute positively to the development of the specific activity, evening programmes, theme days, special projects and other activities.
  • To provide support and encouragement to other staff members and to maintain a physically and emotionally safe environment for the participants

Activity Leader Job Description

Additional Information on Activities
Please indicate on the application form which activities you would be interested in leading.

Summer Cara

Summer Cara

Contract  (5th June – 21st August 2017)

Closing Date : 1st February 2017


The role of Summer Cara is:

  • To relate positively to children and young people and their families.
  • To look after the day-time and night-time needs of the campers in the cottages, to accompany campers in their activities and provide a fun atmosphere, support, leadership and encouragement.
  • To facilitate the campers in all they do and to re-direct inappropriate behaviour if required.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with colleagues thus ensuring for a physically and emotionally safe environment for the campers.

Summer Cara Job Description

For Activity Leader and Summer Cara Positions please compete the application form below and submit with a current CV and 2 written references:


Application Form  & Reference Form

If successful at obtaining a position you will need to submit the following documentation, details of which will be sent to you at offer stage:

  • Garda Vetting Form – all applicants must complete
  • Criminal Background Check from Country of Residence (if living outside of Ireland or if your country of birth is outside Ireland)

If you have any queries please email