Working with ActionAid

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Volunteer with ActionAid

We are currently seeking a PROGRAMME TEAM VOLUNTEER from now to April 2018 to support our Women’s Rights Programme (WRP) funded by Irish Aid and our Against FGM Through Empowerment & Rejection (AFTER) project funded by the EU.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Work with the Programme Team to design infographics and edit and proof the annual report to Irish Aid on the WRP
  2. Support the Project Support Officer (and remotely with colleagues in Europe and Africa) in coordinating a Testimony Tour from Liberia to Ireland in February 2018
  3. Support the Programme team to organise the Testimony Tour and AFTER project events (booking venues, designing invitations, organising logistics, accomodation printing etc…)
  4. Write blogs, profiles (of Testimony Tour speakers) and other content for the ActionAid Ireland website
  5. Develop briefing documents on the Women’s Rights Programme managed by ActionAid Ireland and Humanitarian programmes managed by ActionAid International

What will you learn?

The volunteer will work alongside our Programme team and will gain experience working on two different institutional donor-funded programmes (the EU and Irish Aid). The position will provide exposure to the workings of the Irish branch of a leading International Development NGO, operational in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Necessary Skills

  • Enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Events management experience (desirable)

Length of time required

4-5 days per week / 3-month commitment

To apply

Please send your CV and accompanying application letter to Katie Ryan by Friday 12th January COB:

ActionAid Ireland does not send volunteers overseas because we prefer to hire and train local talent in the countries we support however we often have opportunities for volunteers in Ireland. Please contact us at or + 353 (0) 1 878 7911 to find out more.


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