DRCC Vacancies


Our next Volunteer training programme will take place Autumn 2017.

For an Application form and more information please Click Here

Telephone Counsellors to staff our 24- hour Counselling Line outside office hours.

Support Personnel who will be available on a rota basis to attend the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit in the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin.

Contact us on (01) 661 4911 or email us for further information at reception@rcc.ie or volunteerservices@rcc.ie .

Regional Rape Crisis Centre: Project Worker x 4 (Part-Time)

Part time & Fixed Term contract: 30 months: Sept 2017 – March 2020
Salary: € 39,819 – €42,667 pro rata
Based in: Kerry, Galway, Wexford and Dublin.

Employer: The Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC) Limited is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for the post of Manuela Programme: Project worker. The project worker will be delivering training on the Manuela Programme based in one of four centres nationally. GRCC Limited is strategic partner to three Rape Crisis Centres located in Wexford, Kerry & Dublin in the delivery of the programme. This is a half time post subject to Garda Clearance.

GRCC is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Galway City. The Centre opened its doors in 1984, and since then has provided counselling and support services to survivors of sexual violence and abuse in the West of Ireland.

Experience Required

We are recruiting Project Workers to deliver the Manuela Programme (hereafter MP). The MP is a Sexual Violence Awareness Programme developed collaboratively by the Manuela Riedo Foundation and Irish Rape Crisis Centres for use with young people. This Programme is the beneficiary of EU funding and is rolled out in partnership with Tusla: Child and Family Agency. It will run for approximately 30 months with the evaluation of the programme a central goal.  We require trainers with a relevant qualification to deliver the programme and support the evaluation process of same.  Experience in programme delivery to young people, training, building cross disciplinary relationships and working in the sexual violence field is desirable.

Please note: Post qualifying experience is paid employment after the candidate has completed their qualification

If you are interested in being considered for this post please return a CV & a cover letter stating which area you are applying for and return via email to Tusla: Child and Family Agency laura.karpisek@tusla.ie; 01 7718855.  For queries about this role, please contact Ann Ryan (067) 46629 annma.ryan@tusla.ie.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12 midday on Monday 21st August 2017. Interviews planned for the East (Wexford & Dublin) on the 4th September and the West (Kerry & Galway) on the 19th September. Interviews will take place in Dublin and Limerick respectively.

For further information and a copy of the Candidate Information Pack please visit the Galway Rape Crisis Centre’s website.