Regional Manager – Corporate Partnerships

The Regional Manager – Corporate Partnerships will be responsible for developing new corporate partnerships, maintaining existing relationships with corporates and managing all aspects of the relationship building process for Cork Simon Community and the South East Simon Community covering Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and South Tipperary.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Regional Manager – Corporate Partnerships will contribute to the development of and implement relevant aspects of Cork Simon Community’s fundraising strategy. The post-holder will be responsible for managing all activity related to corporates and for developing processes and structures for maximising Cork Simon Community’s gain from corporate partnerships. The Regional Manager – Corporate Partnerships will have the ability to solicit, cultivate and secure relationships with a range of potential corporate partners.

Cork Simon Community is seeking an experienced and ambitious manager with prior experience in corporate fundraising, partnerships, philanthropy or high-end business development from a private sector background.

If you are a driven individual looking to contribute to the lives of Cork Simon Community’s service users contact Adrian McCarthy in strictest confidence at or call direct on +353-1-234-3135.

The closing date for applications is the 22nd of September.

Community Employment Programme

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies on our Department of Social Protection (DSP) Community Employment (C.E.) Programme:

Community Employment is an employment programme which helps long-term unemployed people to re-enter the active workforce by breaking their experience of unemployment through a return to work routine. The programme is designed to provide training and work experience to people who are unemployed with the aim of enabling progression into more regular employment. We can provide you with accredited training and development opportunities to help you achieve this aim.

In order to apply please complete an Application Form. Application Forms and further information about the positions can be downloaded below by clicking on the link or requested from Pamela/ Alen:

Phone: 021 4929 408

Please note: The application forms are compatible with all platforms and mobile friendly, therefore, you should be able to complete the application on your phone, tablet or any other mobile device.

  • C.E. Housekeeping Assistant/Cleaner.
  • Job Description:The role will involve carrying out cleaning, laundry and other housekeeping duties in the Homeless Emergency Support Service. Duties include: cleaning bathrooms, bedrooms, buffing floors, hallways and communal rooms; general cleaning, carrying out laundry duties when necessary. The person will be based in the Homeless Emergency Support Service, Anderson’s Quay, Cork.

    CE Housekeeping Assistant Application Form
    CE Housekeeping Assistant Application Pack

  • C.E. Employment & Training Assistant.
  • Job Description: The role involves assisting in the delivery of training or the upskilling of service users in preparation for work or a return to education. This will include working across all Cork Simon Community’s projects and services, creating opportunities for people to build self-confidence, social networks and facilitate interaction with the wider community. Duties include: working on a one-to-one basis with service users to identify gaps in training/education as well as employment opportunities, identifying and scheduling employment and training programmes and general administrative duties. Training will be provided to develop skills which can be used in the workplace.

    CE Employment & Training Assistant Application Pack
    CE Employment & Training Assistant Application Form

  • C.E. Maintenance Assistant/Gardener.
  • Job Description: The role involves assisting in the maintenance of Cork Simon Community’s premises to keep them in a good state of repair and decoration. Duties include: repairs to door locks, glazed panels and other fittings etc. as required, maintenance, repair, painting & décor of interiors of the buildings, estimating of appropriate quantities of materials, supplies and equipment required and general repairs including minor repairs to furniture & fittings. The gardening aspect will involve grass and hedge cutting, maintenance of flower beds, weeding etc.

    CE Maintenance Assistant Application Pack
    CE Maintenance Assistant Application Form

  • C.E. Catering Assistant.
  • Job Description: The role involves carrying out kitchen duties in Cork Simon Community’s Homeless Emergency Support Service (HESS). Duties include: assisting in the preparation and cooking of meals for residents, assisting in menu planning, serving meals and participating in kitchen and dining room cleaning duties. Training will be provided to develop skills which can be used in the workplace.

    CE Catering Assistant Application Pack
    CE Catering Assistant Application Form

  • C.E. Activities Assistant.
  • Job Description: The Activities Assistant will assist the Activities Co-ordinator in the scheduling and delivery of a varied programme of leisure and positive activities geared towards residents’ and service users’ personal development. Duties include: assist in facilitating suitable hobbies and leisure activities, assist in promoting these activities, liaising with care staff to motivate and encourage service users to partake in activities.

    CE Activities Assistant Application Pack
    CE Activities Assistant Application Form

  • C.E. Administrative Support Assistant.
  • Job Description: The role involves providing administrative support in the Homeless Emergency Support Service. Duties include: assist in generating statistics through data entry on Microsoft Excel and the Cork Simon Database, cash handling, distribution of post, filing and storing records and management of stationery supplies.

    CE Administrative Support Assistant Application Pack
    CE Activities Administrative Support Application Form

    Closing Date for receipt of applications for all positions is Monday 25 September 2017.

    Please note: to participate in the Department of Social Protection CE Programme candidates must register at their local DSP Employment Services Office and meet certain eligibility criteria.
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