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Vacancies for Volunteers

Gerri’s Place is a new non-profit organisation providing affordable wellbeing breaks for people who need time and space to focus on their emotional and mental wellbeing. We cater for people experiencing mild depression, anxiety, stress or burnout by providing access to a range of therapeutic activities in a safe and supportive environment.
Our voluntary Board has grown to seven members since its establishment in 2021. The members bring experience from their work across various public and private sectors. Our board meets 6-8 times a year, primarily over Zoom but
occasionally in-person, in or around Dublin. The majority of our board members also take hands-on roles in working groups that focus on specific areas of the organisation.

Director with Fundraising Experience

Gerri’s Place is currently recruiting a director with extensive fundraising expertise, who believes in our mission to lead a fundraising committee and develop a fundraising plan.  With experience and expertise in philanthropy, state funding, corporate support and fundraising events.  Ideally the candidate will have experience in the charity non profit sector and have an interest in mental health and well-being.  Financial expertise and qualifications are a bonus.  We are looking for candidates with time, flexability, that are team players and have the energy to commit to Gerri’s Place.

As Gerri’s Place is in it’s early stages the role of the directors is very much hands on at present.  This is a great opportunity to support a start up and be part of it’s success.

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Volunteer Psychologist

Gerri’s Place is a new non-profit organisation providing affordable wellbeing breaks for people who need time and space to focus on their emotional and mental wellbeing. ​We cater for people experiencing mild depression, anxiety, stress or burnout by providing access to a range of therapeutic activities in a safe and supportive environment.  We are looking for a psychologist to work alongside our lead researcher Michael John Norton and his research team in the process of evaluating a pilot of this initiative.
Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Is registered with the  Psychological Society of Ireland and has or is working towards a  masters degree in psychology or related discipline.
  • Has an interest in research, preferably in quantitative methodologies.

Responsibilities:

  • The psychologist will be involved with a research team that will evaluate Gerri’s Place, and in particular will lead on the quantitative aspect of the evaluation, working closely with the Principle Investigator: Michael John Norton.
  • The psychologist will support the research team in upholding ethical principles, particularly in the identification of signs of depression, anxiety and burnout through the appropriate scale, reviewing scores and escalating as appropriate to the Principle Investigator and outside supports.
  • Must be available to attend all Gerri’s Place research team meetings.

Benefits for psychologist:

  • ​​​Be a named author on the evaluation report and other academic publications arising from the study.
  • Experience in mental health research which can be helpful in supporting the psychologist in applications for the Clinical Psychology doctorate degree programme
  • The opportunity to volunteer for a really good cause. ​

This is an exciting initiative and once fully established will  provide much needed early intervention and support to people experiencing a mental health challenge. This is a great opportunity to support a start up and to be part of its success.
If you have the relevant experience and have time to spare please contact contact Michael John Norton by emailing michael@gerrisplace.ie

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Finance Assistant

Gerri’s Place is a new non-profit organisation providing affordable wellbeing breaks for people who need time and space to focus on their emotional and mental wellbeing. ​We cater for people experiencing mild depression, anxiety, stress or burnout by providing access to a range of therapeutic activities in a safe and supportive environment. Gerri’s Place is seeking a qualified or part qualified Accountant for a volunteer role within the organisation.

Skills & Experience:

  • Financial management and accountancy experience and/or knowledge.
  • An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values.
  • An appreciation and knowledge of the Not-For-Profit sector would also be desirable.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a system of regular financial reports for our trustees and stakeholders. This will include assisting with the implementation and maintenance of standard accounting software.
  • To have insight and comprehensive knowledge of charity financial policies, controls and best practices; evaluate and monitor the adequacy of current controls and procedures and ensure that the organization is compliant with best practice principles.
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly management and annual accounts.
  • Prepare budgets, cashflow forecasts and provide assistance with funding applications.
  • Advise the Board on financial implications of proposals and projects.
  • Present financial reports to the Board and relevant sub committees.
  • Time commitment is flexible and to be decided with the volunteer. This voluntary role is also fully remote.
    This is an exciting initiative and an opportunity for you to be involved in an innovative start up with a huge amount of potential to help those struggling in the community. Once ready to launch Gerri’s Place will provide much needed early intervention support for people experiencing a mental wellbeing challenge.
    If you would like to use your valuable experience to give back to the community and have the time to spare, please contact Rebecca by emailing: rebecca@gerrisplace.ie

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