Dogs Trust

Jobs

We occasionally have career vacancies at our Dublin Head Office and our Rehoming Centre.

Our centre employs a number of staff to deal with a variety of duties ranging from day-to-day management to ensuring the well-being of the dogs in our care. We look for people who have empathy with the aims and objectives of the Charity.

Current vacancies

Dog Trainer/Manager

Permanent, Full Time

Dogs Trust Ltd are currently recruiting for an experienced trainer/manager for a new Training Initiative. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced dog trainer and would suit someone who is highly motivated and confident, with a strong passion and interest in dog behaviour and welfare and with previous management experience.

The successful applicant will be responsible for strategy and planning for the introduction and development of new Dogs Trust training initiative in Ireland, working alongside the Dogs Trust team in Ireland and supported by the team in the UK. This will include work on recruitment, induction, and training of the team, and working to agreed timelines in order to meet deadlines for rollout and expansion of the programme.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience of managing a team, running dog training courses and have extensive knowledge in positive reward-based dog training and canine ethology. Administrative experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a proven ability to use their own initiative are essential for the role.

An animal behaviour or similar relevant academic study would be advantageous. All applicants must have a full clean driving license.

The interviews for this position will take place on Tuesday, 9th April 2019.

A full job description for this position is available on request. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Kamila Gero.

Closing Date for Applications is the 12pm on Friday, 29th March 2019

Dogs Trust Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities employer

Contract Type:

Permanent Full Time

To apply for this position:

Please email a CV and cover letter to [email protected].
 


Volunteer Coordinator - Part Time

Permanent/ Part Time (20h)

Dogs Trust Ltd are delighted to be recruiting for a highly efficient, organised, positive and proactive individual with the ability to work on their own initiative for the Permanent, Part Time position of ‘Volunteer Coordinator’.

The ‘Volunteer Coordinator’ will primarily be responsible for developing our existing volunteer scheme. He/she will be responsible for the recruitment, retention and activity of all volunteers within the Rehoming Centre, including the coordination of their training and development for specific areas in which they will be recruited for.

He/she will liaise with Rehoming Centre management to identify the need for volunteers, work with the Corporate partnerships team to offer opportunities for corporate volunteering days and arrange and deliver volunteer inductions.

Additionally, the successful candidate will administer and oversee the Work Experience Programme.

The successful candidate must have experience in delivering trainings, ability to engage and work effectively with large groups of people and excellent people skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office.

It would be desirable for the successful candidate to have knowledge of current best practice and relevant legislation concerning the management of volunteers.

A full job description for this position is available on the Dogs Trust Website. Any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Kamila Gero.

Closing Date for Applications is the 2pm on Friday, 29th March 2019

Dogs Trust Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities employer

Contract Type:

Permanent Part Time

Closing date:

28 March 2019

To apply for this position:

Please email a CV and cover letter to [email protected].
 

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