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Committee Members

Dundalk Community Training Centre was established in 1985 as a response to high youth unemployment in the local area. We deliver high-quality, QQI accredited, training programmes, designed to meet the needs of local young people, aged 16-21, which also meet labour market needs.

We respond to locally identified training needs in a holistic, integrated manner and promote the empowerment and active participation of clients in the workforce & society, providing counselling, additional support, small classes and linking with other local agencies to ensure every young person has a chance to reach their full potential. 

We are seeking to strengthen our board, diversifying our skill set, adding more expertise so we are best placed for success.

The Role:

Dundalk Community Training Centre are seeking to recruit a number of voluntary board members, from a broad spectrum of backgrounds including particularly Local enterprise, Human Resources, Educational, Financial Unemployment Services and the IT sector etc.

General duties of a Board Member

  • Complying with our governing document. 
  • Ensuring we comply with our vision & mission, for the public benefit
  • Acting in the best interest of the organisation
  • Acting with reasonable care and skill
  • Managing our assets

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Providing input to the strategic direction of the Not-For-Profit and contributing with insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation in the sector.
  • Policy formation and implementation as required

Essential Skills/Qualities required for these roles:

  • An appreciation and knowledge of the Not-For-Profit sector
  • An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values
  • Commitment to highest levels of corporate governance

Board Meetings: There will be a maximum of 10 board meetings a year. Meetings are currently held virtually through Zoom and in time will revert to physical meetings in the training centre on Mulholland Ave in Louth.