CESCA are currently recruiting for the permanent position of  Alliance Coordinator. The successful candidate will work on a part-time basis to support the collaborative work of Cork Equal and Sustainable Communities Alliance to advance the social justice and equality agenda in Cork City and beyond. 2024 will mark the 10-year anniversary since the inception of CESCA and it is anticipated this will be a large focus of the work plan for the next 16 months and will be a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to raise awareness of the importance of collaboration and the prevalence of inequality. Application form and full job description are attached.


The Cork Equal and Sustainable Communities Alliance (CESCA) is an alliance of eighteen diverse organisations with a common goal of social inclusion and social justice. CESCA represents the coming together of a number of community and voluntary organisations in Cork city, with the support of the HSE Social Inclusion Services in Cork, to address issues of disadvantage and inequality. By working together, CESCA aims to harness and protect the vast experience and excellent work of front-line organisations that are at the heart of social inclusion services in Cork city.

Job Title: Alliance Coordinator

Reporting to: Cork Equal and Sustainable Communities Alliance, specifically the Chairpersons of CESCA (or a Designated Officer of CESCA)

Employed by: The Social and Health Education Project CLG

Location: The Old Primary School, Ardfoyle Avenue, Ballintemple, Cork. (Hybrid working arrangements will be considered but there is an expectation of a presence within the City.)

Closing Date:  1 pm on Tuesday June 6th 2023

Interview Date: Interviews are expected to take place on the week commencing June 26th 2023.

Informal enquiries: cesca.coordinator@gmail.com

Funded by: HSE- Cork Kerry Community Healthcare Social Inclusion

Hours: Twenty-one hours per week (the work days are negotiable, but some flexibility may be required).

Salary scale: The salary is €23,291 (Gross) per annum (pro-rata) based on Point One of the Professionally Qualified Community Worker Scale (€38,819). However, the successful candidate may be placed on a point on the scale commensurate to experience.

Annual Leave: 25 days pro-rata

Contract: Permanent contract (contract of indefinite duration), subject to 6 months’ probation period

Application: Application is by way of completed application form and cover letter to be returned to cesca.coordinator@gmail.com. A policy related task will form part of the interview process.