Careers

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

Outreach Co-ordinator

Barretstown provides a unique programme of Therapeutic Recreation for children with serious illnesses and their family members. Our Outreach Programmes provide the opportunity to bring the magic of camp beyond the castle gates and to reach an even wider group of children and families living with cancer and other serious illnesses.

We are now seeking an Outreach Coordinator to join our team on a part-time basis. With primary responsibility for supporting the planning and delivery of Barretstown’s Outreach programmes in schools, hospitals and communities.

The ideal candidate will have experience in leading activities at camp and/or in a hospital setting and also be familiar with our Therapeutic Recreation model. This position requires flexibility, strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural environment. A full driver’s license is also required.

Our outreach calendar will run year round and also may require some weekend work to assist in special events such as our Camper & Friend day, Open Days and training and information days with volunteers.

If you wish to be considered for this position please send your current CV and covering letter: Andrea Smyth, HR Generalist, Barretstown, Barretstown Castle, Ballymore Eustace, Co Kildare; or email: andrea.smyth@barretstown.org

For further information on Barretstown Outreach programmes please visit our website: www.barretstown.org

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15th February 2018.

Director - Barretstown USA

We are seeking a special development-fund-raising individual to fill a new position representing Barretstown in the United States. Based in New York City, the Director – Barretstown US will be charged with creating, leading and leveraging an “American Friends of Barretstown” organization.

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