Current Opportunities

Age Action is the leading advocacy organisation on ageing and older people in Ireland.  Our mission is to achieve fundamental change in the lives of all older people by eliminating age discrimination, promoting positive ageing and securing their right to comprehensive and high quality services. Our vision is that Ireland becomes the best country in which to grow older.


Post of Event Manager (Ref PAW0615)

Age Action is seeking to employ an Event Manager to plan and implement our 2015 Silver Surfer Awards and to coordinate Positive Ageing Week both of which will be held in October 2015.  The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience of event management and planning successful campaigns.


The person must also have excellent project management and communication skills, ability to speak and write fluently in English, proven track record in presentation and organisational skills and experience working in event management. This is a full time fixed term contract up to 26 October. For a full job description click here.


Applications by letter outlining your suitability for the post (maximum 300 words), quoting reference PAW0615 with CV and details of two referees in word format by email to: by 12 noon on Friday 17th July 2015. Interviews scheduled for week beginning 20th July 2015. Informal enquiries are welcome to Daragh Matthews or Pauline Power on 01 4756989.


Age Action is opposed to discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or other grounds.

Being over 50 years of age will not be a disadvantage.


Community Employment Opportunities

At present we have the following Community Employment Opporunities available at Age Action Ireland:


Jobbridge Opportunities

At present we have the following JobBridge Internships available at Age Action Ireland.



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