Careers

Interested in working with Barretstown? We have the following opportunities available.

2017 Camp Recruitment

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

Support Staff Positions

Closing date for Support Staff positions is 23rd November 2016.

Activities Co-ordinator (27th January – 27th November 2017)

The role of the Activity Co-ordinator is to:

  • To manage, improve and develop the programme of fun activities at Barretstown for our campers and their families
  • To ensure that the organisation’s aims and objectives in terms of therapeutic recreation are being met.

Entertainments Co-ordinator (27th January – 27th November 2017)

The role of the Entertainments Co-ordinator is to:

  • To lead the Activity team in designing, adapting, improving and producing fun, engaging, challenging and safe evening programmes, theme days, opening programmes, closing programmes, parties and other entertainment
  • To fulfil the aims and objectives of Therapeutic Recreation

Cottage Co-ordinator (27th January – 27th November 2017)

  • To provide support, leadership and motivation to the contracted camp staff and session volunteers and be an excellent resource in behaviour management for campers of all ages.
  • To manage and support the Summer Cara Team ensuring excellent integration with the Volunteer team. Work closely with the Support Team to ensure that the camp is a fun, challenging and safe environment for all participants and fulfils the aims and objectives of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Be organised and able to carry out administration duties related to the role and ensure the smooth running of camp.

Volunteer Co-ordinator (27th January – 27th November 2017)

  • To provide training, support, leadership and motivation to the volunteer teams and be an active member of the support team.
  • To manage and support volunteers, ensuring excellent integration with the camp staff. Work closely with the Support Team to ensure that the camp is a fun, challenging and safe environment for all participants and fulfils the aims and objectives of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Be organised and able to carry out administration duties related to the role and ensure the smooth running of camp.

For Support Staff Positions please submit  a current CV and 2 written references( Reference Form )

Activity Leaders

Closing date:

Spring Activity Leader is 23rd November 2016 and Summer Activity Leader is 1st February 2017

Spring Contract (3rd February – 14th May 2017)

Summer Contract  (5th June – 21st August 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 Closing Date : 1st February 2017

Summer Contract  (5th June – 21st August 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 recruit@barretstown.org