Career Opportunities

We employ over 100 people in various capacities that include permanent, fixed term, full time, part time, and relief. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

View our current career opportunities below.

Community Employment (CE) Vacancies

Please note interested applicants must be unemployed, in receipt of benefit for 12 months and must be 25 years or over to be eligible to work on the Community Employment Scheme.

Maintenance Assistant (CE)

Hours of work : 19.5hrs per week

The Maintenance Assistant will perform a wide range of general and semiskilled maintenance activities which will include painting & decorating, basic carpentry, basic plumbing, mowing of lawns and general upkeep of properties in Galway Simon Community. Garda Vetting is a requirement for this position.

For further information about the role, please contact Fidelma Burke, CE Supervisor, on 091 381828 or 087 2604532.

Shop Assistant – GSPCA (CE)

Job Location: GSPCA, St Augustine Street, Galway

Hours of work : 19.5hrs per week

The Shop Assistant will work in the GSPCA office in Galway City and will ensure timely opening of the shop, Monday to Saturday inclusive, in co-operation with other staff. They will also be responsible for the general running of the shop with other staff. Garda Vetting is a requirement for this position.

For further information about the role, please contact Fidelma Burke, CE Supervisor, on 091 381828 or 087 2604532.

Shop Assistant – The Simon Shop (CE)

Job Location: The Simon Shop, Sea Road, Galway

Hours of work : 19.5hrs per week

The Shop Assistant will work in The Simon Shop in Galway City and will ensure timely opening of the shop, Monday to Saturday inclusive, in co-operation with other staff. They will also be responsible for the general running of the shop with other staff. Garda Vetting is a requirement for this position.

For further information about the role, please contact Fidelma Burke, CE Supervisor, on 091 381828 or 087 2604532.

Applying for a CE Vacancy

To apply for a CE position, please send your CV to Fidelma.burke@galwaysimon.ie. For further information please contact Fidelma Burke, CE Supervisor, on 091 381828 or 087 2604532.

Student Intern Vacancies

Summer Intern (Services)

Hours of work : 35 hours per week
Intern Period: June to August
Closing Date: Thursday May 25th at 5pm

The Intern will work in one of Galway Simon’s residential services. The most important aspect of this work is the development of positive working relationships with the people who use our service. The work will include various tasks such as household and administrative tasks, advocating on behalf of people, supporting people in leisure activities and where necessary assisting people with physical needs. Download information about the role and internship programme below.

Applying for a Student Internship

Who can apply:

  • Students who have completed or in the process of completing their studies in the field of Social Care and are looking for experience
  • People considering studying social care
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older

To apply for a Summer Internship position, download and complete the application form below and send it to coord@galwaysimon.ie or to Jenny Joyce, Volunteer & Placement Coordinator, Galway Simon Community, 18 Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Road, Galway . For further information please contact Jenny Joyce on 091 381828.

Summer Internship Application Form