VOLUNTEER WANTED: Junior Development Officer

The IIHA invites applications for the position of Junior Development Officer.

The position is voluntary and the successful candidate will commence work June 2010.

To apply for this position you must:
•be a resident of Ireland
•provide references upon request
•be vetted by the appropriate authorities once appointed
•become a member of the IIHA and continue to be a member throughout the period that you hold the position
•be proficient in the use of email
•email your application to office@iiha.org or send by registered post to:

Re: Junior Development Officer,
Irish Ice Hockey Association,
Sport HQ,
13 Joyce Way,
Parkwest Business Park,
Dublin 12,

The deadline for applications to this position is Friday, 25th June 2010.

If you do not receive confirmation that your application has been received you should contact the IIHA immediately at office@iiha.org.

Your application must include your:
•full name
•date of birth
•postal address
•telephone number
•email address
•details of any club affiliations
•Curriculum Vitae outlining any relevant experience (hockey or otherwise) which may be of interest or value to the position.

A select number of applicants will be called for an interview and following these interviews the Junior Development Officer will be appointed.


Your roles and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
•oversee the operation and implementation of the IIHA coaching structure e.g. organising coaching courses and providing certification to those who attend these courses
•oversee the operation of the IIHA Learn To Play programmes
•liaise with all clubs involved in junior hockey to ensure that junior development remains on the agenda of the IIHA
•act as a representative for junior hockey at meetings as determined by the IIHA
•organise junior hockey tournaments in Ireland

Immediate tasks will include but are not limited to:

•make contact with each club to establish the viability of leagues at all under-age categories
•establish what infrastructure is needed to assist all clubs in participating with the development of junior ice hockey in Ireland

The position:
•will involve approximately 2 – 3 hours of work per week off-season and 4 – 5 hours per week in-season

The Executive Committee will work with you to further define your roles and responsibilities.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at office@iiha.org.

We confirm that our organisation complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary, and Charitable Sector in Ireland.