Job Title: Chief Executive Officer, Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People
Based: Bow Street, Dublin 7
Reporting to: Chairperson and Board, Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People
Salary: €125,000 approx.
The Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People is a charitable voluntary service founded in 1969 by Brother Kevin Crowley of the Capuchin Franciscans Province of Ireland. Following Br Kevin’s retirement, the Centre is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer.
The Centre provides a food service, serving breakfast and lunch six days a week. It provides food parcels, family services, clothing, access to showers and hygiene products, and advocacy services. The Centre hosts healthcare clinics with medical, nursing, dental, and chiropody care provided. The turnover has grown to approximately €3.3 million annually, including approximately €450,000 in the form of State funding and the remainder in public donations. The centre is governed by a Board of Directors. The CEO is supported by a team of approximately 30 staff and a large number of volunteers in the Head Office in Bow Street, Dublin 7.
As lead member of the organisation’s Executive, the CEO will take primary responsibility for managing the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People as a whole; for liaison with the Board, for liaison with external bodies including Dublin City Council, the Health Service Executive, the Dublin Regional Housing Executive, the Peter McVerry Trust, and others; and for identifying development opportunities for the Centre. The CEO will take responsibility for the fulfilment of the Centre’s targets and objectives as set by the Board. The CEO will take lead responsibility for all strategic management matters, will direct policy development and strategic planning, and will be formally accountable to the Chairperson and Board. The scope of the CEO post is as follows:
The purpose of the post is:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
At the closing date of the competition the applicant must have:
The ideal candidate has the following characteristics:
Shortlisting of candidates may apply according to the above required and desirable criteria.
In order to apply for this position, download and complete the candidate information pack and application form linked below, and return it by Monday 16 January 2023 to [email protected].
Crowe is assisting the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People with this application process. For further information, please contact Vanya Sargent at 01 448 2200 or by email at [email protected]. No assistance is required from agencies for this process.