Cara-Sport Inclusion Ireland, through the support of the Dormant Accounts Fund is looking for a full time Sport Inclusion Coordinator to coordinate, support and enhance opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in sport and physical activity throughout Ireland by working with Local Sport Partnerships, National Governing Bodies, and the wider Disability sector.
Cara is committed to working in collaboration with our partners at a national and local level in enhancing the range and quality of participation opportunities available for people with disabilities in sport and physical activity. Over the past 15 years Cara has been supporting the work of the Local Sports Partnerships and National Governing Bodies of Sport specific to the inclusion of people with disabilities in sport and physical activity. In supporting the implementation of the National Sports Policy 2018-2027, Cara is now seeking to employ a Sport Inclusion Coordinator to support, enhance and promote the work of Local Sports Partnerships, National Governing Bodies of Sport and Community Clubs in increasing national and local sport and physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities. The Sport Inclusion Coordinator will support the development and roll out of the National Xcessible Programme to Local to Local Sports Partnerships, National Governing Bodies of Sport and community clubs.
This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, driven individual to contribute to Caras vision of ‘putting disability sport and inclusive physical activity at the heart of our nation’ and play a key role within a dynamic team operating in a rapidly evolving national pan disability sport organisation.
As Sport Inclusion Coordinator, you will be responsible for the strategic development and implementation of key objectives specific to increasing sustainable community sport and physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities. A key priority is to guide, advise and support the national network of Local Sports Partnerships and National Governing Bodies of sport through collaboration with Sport Ireland’s Participation Unit and the national network of Sports Inclusion Disability Officers.
Applications to be received no later than 12 noon on Monday 28th of March 2022.
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Funded by Sport Ireland and The Dormant Accounts Fund