Working with ActionAid

ActionAid has job and volunteering opportunities in its offices in Dublin and around the world. We’re looking for skilled staff who are committed to working towards a common goal to eradicate poverty and injustice, and achieve gender equality.

We are currently recruiting for:

Financial Coordinator (re-advertised) – to support the financial planning and reporting within ActionAid Ireland through monthly, and quarterly management accounts data and year end statutory account preparation.

For a full Job Description and how to apply click here. Deadline for applications 2 July 2018.

Chairperson of the Board 

The term of current chair ends in 2018, a new chair is sought to lead the board of ActionAid Ireland from 2019 as it implements the strategy ‘Realising Rights for Women and Children: Strategy 2017 – 2021’.

The role is to chair the board of directors, ensure the effective running of the board and sub-committees, and, through the CEO, to ensure the organisation implements and is accountable for the agreed strategy.  The chair will participate in ActionAid’s international governance process, representing Ireland at the General Assembly and other international fora.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about eliminating poverty, promoting gender equality and social justice. S/he will be committed to ActionAid’s values, the rights based approach, and to shifting power. The chair will be experienced dealing with stakeholders (Irish Aid, other funders, partner organisations and ActionAid International) and ideally will be familiar with development practice and trends. A full job description is available.

If interested in discussing further please send an expression of interest to Siobhán McGee, CEO of ActionAid Ireland by email to by 30 June.

For international vacancies please click here.

Volunteer with ActionAid

At ActionAid Ireland we always like to hear from generous people in Ireland who wish to give their time to support our work. If you are interested please drop us a line at


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