Careers at Moy Valley Resources IRD

Current Career Opportunities with Moy Valley Resources IRD

Updated October 22nd, 2018

Moy Valley Community Service Programme Manager

Reporting to: The Board of Directors of Moy Valley Community Services Limited

Location: Ballina, Co. Mayo.


Moy Valley Community Service Limited T/A the Over 55 Club, provides recreational, social and physical activities for the over 55’s in Ballina and its environs. The club acts as a drop in centre and is open 5 days per week, Monday to Friday.

We now invite applications for a full-time, Community Services Programme Manager.

The Manager’s duties will include the following:

  • Assist the board of directors in the development and provision of services for senior citizens through co-ordinating the delivery of the Community Services Programme (Over 55 Club).
  • Develop the Centre for senior citizens as a viable resource for the local community and surrounding community groups.
  • Identify, develop, and implement new social, physical and recreational events for the service users of the Club.
  • Develop and implement a fundraising plan for the CSP annually.
  • Manage staff on a day to day basis.
  • Manage the social enterprise element of the Company.
  • Implement all necessary policies and procedures for the Community Services Programme.
  • Prepare and complete all financial returns and reports by Pobal and adhere to all guidelines set down by Pobal in developing and running the Programme.
  • Support the development and roll-out of the Moy Valley Care and Repair Programme.
  • Ensure the efficient delivery of the Service Level Agreement with Moy Valley Resources.
  • Deal with any other company related issues that need attention.


  • A relevant third level qualification and/or experience in community or rural development
  • Experience in developing, managing and implementing plans and projects
  • Experience in leading, motivating and supporting a small team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written and an ability to build relationships with diverse groups of people
  • Experience of planning and managing budgets
  • Excellent general administration and computer skills to include word, excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Full clean drivers’ license and access to transport for work purposes.


This is a fixed-term contract position, for a minimum of one year, with potential for extension. The role will be subject to a six-month probationary period.

Working Hours

This is a full-time, salaried position of 39 hours per week. Flexibility will be required, and the successful applicant will from time to time be required to work additional time or time outside of normal working hours.

How to apply

Candidates should apply via email by submitting an up-to-date CV and letter of application to, no later than 5pm on Friday 9th November 2018.


Community Employment Scheme Vacancies

The following vacancies are available on the IRD North Mayo West Sligo Community Employment Scheme at this time.  Anyone interested or requiring further information, please contact Annette on 096 70905 or Jacqui on 096 79814.

All participants on CE must meet the minimum eligibility criteria of being in receipt of a qualifying payment from the DEASP for one year and this can be checked out in your local INTREO office or with your case officer.

As an employer we will work to ensure our employees are given every opportunity to thrive in the work place and to participate in training and upskilling.  We also offer flexibility in working hours and aim to give our employees a broad range of experiences while in our employment. 

Mini-Bus Driver

This position is based in the Ballina area and requires a driver with a D or D1 category licence. The driver will be responsible for collecting and dropping off clients of the Over 55 Club within the town and its surrounds for activities/shopping etc. They will take responsibility for the cleanliness and safe condition of the bus and will report any defects to Management in a timely manner. Ensuring safety of passengers entering and alighting from the bus is paramount. The successful candidate may avail of training and undertake CPC’s as required.

Administration Assistant, Hope House

A participant is required to assist with the daily management and running of the front office of Hope House, Foxford. Duties to include; Answering phone and taking accurate messages ensuring delivery to intended recipient, Meet and Greet visitors to the house and ensuring hospitality is offered. Assisting with office and administration duties. Supporting Management and staff to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the House. Skills requirements; Excellent communicator, both verbal and written. Good IT skills and use of email etc Professional telephone manner and ability to manage a variety of situations. The successful candidate will possess a good understanding of the need for confidentiality and privacy.


A participant is required to assist with the daily running of the Greenhills Enterprise Centre through the position of Receptionist

Duties will include answering phones, taking Messages, booking meeting rooms, meeting and greeting clients and visitors to office, accepting deliveries, general admin and office work as required.

Caretaker, Lacken Enterprise Centre

Caretaking duties in the Centre include general maintenance of property and cleaning of the facilities available to the public. Assisting with set up for events and working with clients to ensure preparation in advance of events. Answering phone and taking messages and bookings as and when required. Bringing to the attention of the relevant people any issues or matters requiring attention. *Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements in the workplace would be advantageous. *Must be flexible regarding hours of work.

Swimming Club Administrator

The participant will be required to assist with

  1. General administration; updating and maintenance of Club spreadsheets, filing, organising and maintaining records while respecting Club confidentiality rules.
  2. Answering phone, dealing with enquiries, taking bookings and membership details and organising and assisting with fundraising activities.
  3. Communicating with Parents via email, text and face to face.
  4. Assisting with presentation of swimming certificates after each set of lessons.

General Operative with Ballina Salmon Festival (x2)

The participant will be required to assist with the tasks associated with creating, preparing and building equipment and displays forBallina Salmon Festival, the maintenance and upkeep of existing displays, moving of equipment, building stages, erecting barriers etc. Additional duties are to support other festival and community groups in the area. Carpentry, joinery or other practical skills would be highly beneficial but not a necessity.

Caretaker/gardener, Hope House, Foxford

 A participant with some knowledge of either minor maintenance and repairs and/or gardening is required to assist with the upkeep of Hope House and it’s garden.

The participant will be tasked with tasks including lawn mowing, pruning, weeding etc as well as painting and small domestic repair work.

The successful candidate will possess a good understanding of the need for confidentiality and privacy.

ALL of our CE roles are developmental opportunities and no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.