Careers

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

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.

Business Development Manager

The ideal candidate will lead initiatives to generate and engage with business partners to build new business for the company. This candidate will be focused and have strong communication skills. They should be able to think critically when making plans and have a demonstrated ability to execute a particular strategy.

Fundraising Administrator

This is a fixed 3-month contract that will provide administrative support during a busy period within the Fundraising Department.

Residential Camp Positions 2018

Each year we recruit Activity Leaders and Summer Cara’s to run our camp programmes. Activity leaders are required each season  (spring, summer, autumn) and summer cara’s are only required during the summer months. You can apply for both roles (please note for example you could work as an activity leader for our spring programme and a summer cara during the summer, this will be discussed in more detail at interview stage)

Activity Leader Role

Overall Job Purpose:

  • 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.

 Job Description

Summer Cara Role

Overall Job Purpose:

  • 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.

Job Description

Contract Options

We have the following contract options available (you will be able to select your preference on the application form below)

Spring, Summer, Autumn (22 Jan – 3rd Dec 2018) Closing Date 3rd November

Spring & Summer ( 22 Jan –  14   August 2018) Closing Date 3rd November

Summer (28 May – 14 August 2018) Closing Date 1st December

Summer & Autumn (28 May – 3 Dec 2018) Closing Date 1st December