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WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM? INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Want to join our team? We’re looking for a Social Impact Intern. 

Start Date Monday 14th May 2018

Reports to Martina von Richter, Education Fund Manager

To apply: Please send a CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to martina@socialinnovation.ie by 30th April 2018 at 12 noon.

This role will focus on supporting the Social Impact team to deliver robust selection processes on two funds and assist the selection of the Youth Education Fund and Youth Mental Health awardees. Social Innovation Fund is delighted to be able to offer a placement for a selection process intern from May – July/August 2018. Our intern will be expected to provide support to the Impact team including – work on the selection process, progress & reporting. Additional tasks may include, event and meeting coordination as well as general administrative tasks. All tasks will be fully supported and supervised by the Fund manager.

We would like you to have:

  • A commitment to our vision – of an Ireland invigorated by the world’s best system for supporting social innovations.
  • An ability to work as part of a team, including a friendly & open manner
  • Excellent research, communication and organisational skills, including writing skills & numeracy
  • Experience with Google Apps and a high level of IT competence
  • Willingness to learn and implement new technologies
  • A third-level degree that demonstrates analytical skills is desirable.
  • A third level degree in mental health, education, youth work or proven experience in these areas would be an advantage.
  • Like all staff, an ability to be an Ambassador for Social Innovation Fund Ireland.

What’s in it for you?

As an intern with Social Innovation Fund Ireland you will benefit from:

  • Interaction with a wide range of people including Social Innovation Fund Ireland Board 
  • Opportunities for practical research, meeting management and direct stakeholder engagement 
  • Development of highly transferable office and people skills career development advice and mentoring
  • Daily subsidised travel and lunch.

WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM? INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Want to join our team? We’re looking for a Social Impact Intern.  Start Date Monday 14th May 2018 Reports to Martina von Richter, Education Fund Manager To apply: Please send a CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to martina@socialinnovation.ie by 30th April 2018 at 12 noon. This role will focus on supporting the … Continue reading WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM? INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Social Innovation Fund Ireland sponsors SOUP Dublin

We’re proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the next SOUP Dublin event which will take place on Thursday 26th April in Third Space Aungier Street.  To register to attend click here. At our recent Social Enterprise Development Fund Roadshows, we asked participants what supports they valued most when testing their innovations. The feedback … Continue reading Social Innovation Fund Ireland sponsors SOUP Dublin

Equality Fund now open for applications

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Engage & Educate Fund launched to help people reach their full potential through education

Law firm Mason Hayes & Curran and Social Innovation Fund Ireland, with Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development Seán Kyne T.D, today launched the second year of their €450,000 Engage & Educate Fund. Following a successful first year, €150,000 in funding will be available to be shared between the 2018 … Continue reading Engage & Educate Fund launched to help people reach their full potential through education

Social Innovation Fund Ireland Announces New Social Enterprise Development Fund

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SIFI is looking for an intern

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Breaking the cycle of disadvantage

Breaking the cycle of disadvantage A new fund is supporting innovative educational programmes, writes Katherine Donnelly: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/breaking-the-cycle-of-disadvantage-36362560.html

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