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Administrative Assistant (Job Ref CES-2237916)

Contract Type Community Employment
Contract Duration 12 months
Job Location Dublin 2
Job description: 

About Age Action

Age Action is Ireland’s leading advocacy organisation for older people. Age Action works to ensure that older people’s voices are heard at the highest level of Government and that the lived experience of older people informs policy responses to their needs.

Age Action supports and advocates for equality and human rights for all older people.

Everything we do is based on a recognition of the diversity of identity and situation among older people and a concern for equality for all older people. In addressing ageing, our work includes a concern to influence perspectives on and responses to ageing. This pursuit of equality and human rights is underpinned by our work to promote ageing in place, life‐long learning, and health and wellbeing for older people, empowering them to live as active citizens.

Our work is driven by an organisation that is professional in its operations and lives out its values of dignity, participation, diversity, social justice, and professionalism.

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career

Main areas of Responsibility:

  • Using a variety of software packages such as Microsoft Office (word, excel, powerpoint)
  • Attending meetings, and keeping notes/minutes
  • Data entry including daily donations
  • Comply with data protection in recording opt outs, in memoriam tributes, legacy pledges and other personal information
  • Record and acknowledge all donations
  • Administrative support for events/activities
  • To support the process of following up outstanding income or return of merchandise and promotional information and resources.
  • To respond to queries from the general public (by phone, electronic or in person) about direct debit mailings, fundraising and events
  • General typing  
  • Filing and keeping accurate records
  • Keeping up to date and accurate records on the CRM 
  • To maintain office area, to ensure that it remains clean, tidy and well stocked with relevant material
  • To ensure compliance with all Age Action’s policies and procedures
  • To maintain a flexible approach to all aspects of the job
  • To attend meetings and training courses when necessary
  • Carry out all reasonable requests of the line manager
How to Apply: 

Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy. Find details of your local employment office here.  Job Reference Number CES-2237916 will be required.

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years of age and applicants must also be in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more. 

Applications by email to outlining why you would like to be considered for the post with an up to date CV and details of two referees. I should be grateful if you would confirm that you are eligible.

Age Action is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we do not accept discrimination of any kind. We are keen to recruit colleagues with a range of experience, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender re-assignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or maternity status

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 12:00