We currently have two exciting vacancies.

Information and Casework Advocacy Manager

We are seeking a qualified candidate to lead the organisation’s information and casework advocacy work. The successful candidate will be a highly organised expert in protection issues in Ireland who is capable of strategically advancing the organisation’s work in this area.

The post will also involves leading the organisation in providing accessible information and assistance to refugees and people seeking international protection, and to developing the move to providing such supports remotely.  

This post is supported by Pobal’s Scheme to Support National Organisations and Rethink Ireland’s Innovate Together fund.

Deadline: 5.30pm on the 29 September 2020

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Housing Support Trainee 

We are seeking a committed and organised candidate with an interest in both housing and refugee issues to work with our Housing Officer as a housing support trainee. This is a new and exciting position which gives the right candidate the opportunity to gain strong experience of housing issues and how they affect people seeking protection and refugees.

Deadline: 5.30pm on 25 September 2020

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Consultancy Opportunity: Drafting a Know Your Rights Guide for People seeking International Protection

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is an independent NGO that works to protect and promote human rights in Ireland. The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) advocates for people seeking international protection and for refugees in Ireland. Together we are seeking a paid consultant to draft a clear and accessible Know Your Rights guide for international protection applicants. The Guide will aim to explain rights within the protection process, under the EU Reception Directive, and the range of broader rights under the Irish Constitution and human rights law that apply to everyone in Ireland. This includes civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights such as the right to protest, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, the right not to be subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment, the right to education and the right to earn a livelihood.

More information available here

Please submit applications to [email protected] with subject line ‘Consultancy KYR Rights of International Protection Applicants’ by 5:30pm, 5 October 2020.