Career Advice

My Charity Career – Tim O’Dea

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I’m lucky enough to head up the fundraising team in Barretstown, and have been doing so for the past 7 years. Unusually it is my second time working with Barretstown; I…

My Charity Career – Louise Loughlin

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am the National Manager of the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities. I am responsible for the strategic direction of the organisation, and for leading, directing and managing a…

Charity Careers Ireland is GDPR Compliant

Charity Careers Ireland Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy Updated: 25th May 2018 Charity Careers Ireland is committed to protecting your privacy and we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant legislation in maintaining high standards in our use and storage of your personal data….

My Charity Career – Johann Fox

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I serve as Director of U.S. Development for CMRF Crumlin. Headquartered in Dublin, CMRF is the principal fundraising body for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and The National Children’s Research Centre. This…

My Charity Career – Deirdre Garvey

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector   1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Chief Executive Officer of The Wheel, Ireland’s national association of charities and community/voluntary organisations. I’ve been in this role since October 2000. 2. How did you get to…

My Charity Career – Suzanne Keatinge

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector     1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I’ve been CEO of Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, for the past 3 years. 2. How did you get to where you are today and what influenced…

My Charity Career – Andrew Hetherington

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector     1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Chief Executive of Business to Arts, which is a membership-based charity that brokers, enables and supports partnerships between businesses, individuals and the arts. I have been in…

How to Answer the Salary Question

Do you truly deserve more or less? The question every interviewee dreads usually comes close to the end of an interview. “So, what is your expected salary range?” The salary question is often mentioned, as companies need to know if they can afford to pay you before hiring you. The proposed question also answers several…

My Charity Career – Aidan Stacey

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I’m the Commercial Director for the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). I joined in November 2017 so I am still learning about the huge positive impact the organisation has on the lives…

How to spend the 12 Days of Christmas boosting your not-for-profit career prospects

  The Christmas Break is a perfect time for contemplation and planning. You might be a professional trying to break into the not-for-profit sector, or somebody already working within the sector who wants to move up the ladder, either way there are a few things you can do to help you on your way. Here’s…