News 2018 

Title:  Job Opportunity - Project Coordinator - Get Climbing
Date:  16/03/2018

Project Overview

Mountaineering Ireland, with the support of Sport Ireland, invites applications for this exciting fixed term position. The Get Climbing project introduces young people from socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds to indoor climbing by working with a number of stakeholders including community and youth groups, schools and commercial climbing walls.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will: facilitate the delivery and support the evaluation of the Get Climbing Project; collaborate with local and national partner organisations as well as various stakeholders including selected climbing centres to ensure that the development and implementation of the project has sustainable outcomes; effectively communicate the project and its outcomes to stakeholders.


Employer:                    Mountaineering Ireland.

Post:                            Project Coordinator, Get Climbing

Duration:                      An eight month contract (to year end 31/12/2018) will be offered to the successful applicant.

Hours of Work:             Part-time post of 20 hours per week, in a variable working hours arrangement involving some evenings and weekends

Annual Leave:              10.5 working days per annum (to be calculated on a pro-rata basis dependent on start date)

Salary:                         €15,700 per annum

Reporting to:                The person appointed will report to the CEO of Mountaineering Ireland functionally and operationally.

Location:                      The person appointed will work remotely, travel mainly within Dublin and will be required to attend regular meetings at Mountaineering Ireland’s office, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Interviews:                   Interviews will be held at Irish Sport HQ on Monday 16th April 2018


Closing Date:               Applications must be received no later than 17:00 on Friday 6th April 2018


Please click here for the job description


If you would like to apply for the position, please email a one-page cover letter and two-page curriculum vitae to with “Project Coordinator – Get Climbing project” in the subject line. For further information on the role, please contact Gráinne O’Brien of Mountaineering Ireland, at 087 7555908.


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