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Family Resource Centre Manager

Ballymote Family Resource CentreWolfe Tone Street, Ballymote, County SligoFull-time

Ballymote Family Resource Centre CLG is seeking to recruit a Manager of the Family Resource

Centre Position: This is a full-time position 35 hours per week and is funded by TUSLA

Location: Ballymote Family Resource Centre, Wolfetone Street, Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Employer: Ballymote Family Resource Centre CLG

Overall Purpose of Job:

The Manager will supervise the daily operations of the Family Resource Centre, directing a team of staff members and ensuring adherence to the centre's principles. Additionally, they will actively participate in community development and provide support to families. Collaborating with the Voluntary Board of Management, the Manager will execute the Strategic Plan, fostering the comprehensive growth of the Centre. The ideal candidate should have the following:


· Level 8 honours degree or Masters in community development, Family Support, Human services, or a related field.

·Knowledge and experience of the community and voluntary sector (3 years minimum)

· Experience in community sector project management.

· Familiarity with Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2011)

· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and collaborate with diverse


· Knowledge of relevant policies, regulations, and best practice.

· Experience in managing and supervising staff.

· Experience in implementing a governance framework informed by best practice.

· Experience of working collaboratively at an inter-agency level

· Experience of strategic planning

· Experience of financial management (to include accessing funds)

· Excellent report writing skills.

· Experience in Management

· Access to own transport with full driving license.

  • Desirables:
  • Experience of working with a voluntary board of directors.
  • Experience of working in the Community and Voluntary Sector
  • Knowledge /Understanding of the Meitheal National Practice Model
  • Experience and training in Child Protection and welfare (DLP)
  • Knowledge and experience of the Family Resource Centres programmes and services
  • Experience sourcing funding and compiling funding applications.

Salary: The salary will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful



To apply for this position please forward a copy of your C.V and a detailed cover letter to email address below. Don't have a current CV? Click HERE to view the CV templates.

For further information and to request a job description please contact: Margaret McCallig, Chairperson of Ballymote FRC - Email: Subject Line: Manager Tel: 0719197818

The closing date for applications is Friday the 31st of May 2024

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