The Job

The Sport Inclusion & Integration Officer will work in a coordinating capacity with all relevant stakeholders to increase and sustain participation opportunities for under-represented participants, with a specific focus on people with disabilities and migrant communities.

The duties of the Sport Inclusion & Integration Officer include, but are not limited to, the following: –

  • Implementing the objectives of Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership as set out in its current strategy;
  • Assess, via a city audit, support services for people with disabilities and migrant communities;
  • Build positive relationships with major disability and integration service providers to advocate and support increased participation opportunities;
  • Review and make recommendations on Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership operational plans regarding inclusion of people with disabilities and migrant communities in sport and physical activity;
  • Support clubs and groups in the development of inclusion and integration policies via organisation of workshops, seminars and networking events;
  • Work with Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership team of Sport Officers to develop and sustain inclusion and integration programmes in local communities;
  • Coordinate events, taster sessions, and programmes including any pathway links with local clubs, groups and facility providers;
  • Assist with the set-up of new clubs where appropriate and identify level of uptake of sporting opportunities created, additional members to clubs, membership of clubs created, etc.;
  • Promote the participation of people with disabilities and migrant communities in sport and physical activity programmes, coach/instructor training courses, volunteering and governance via targeted production and provision of information for promotional materials including posters, leaflets, newsletters, social media and website content;
  • Liaise with CARA (Cara Centre: Sport Inclusion Ireland) to provide recommendations for improving accessibility of sports facilities and access to services to encourage greater participation for people with a disability in sport and physical activity;
  • Link with CARA and the national network of Sports Inclusion Disability Officers in sharing information and support;
  • Facilitate and promote the implementation of the national standardised training and education framework in collaboration with CARA;
  • Liaise with the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration to develop cultural awareness and integration strategies.

Sport Inclusion & Integration Officer (Temporary 3 years)
Eligible:           Suitably qualified persons
Salary:             €41,625 – €49,990 per annum
Closing Date:  5.00p.m. Thursday, 11th October 2018

All applications must be made on the standard application form, please click here to get the form. Alternatively, the form may be obtained by emailing, or by contacting the Human Resources Department at telephone number (01) 2223041.
Please note that all application forms must be typed, must include a scanned photograph where requested on the form and should be emailed, in PDF format, to the above email address.