Mentor

Mentor

Closing on: Mar 8, 2024

Aspire Designs is a Social Enterprise currently housed within Aspire wherein a Team of Autistic Graphic Designers create unique Greeting Cards and mann a Stall at St Anne’s Park Market selling the cards together with sensory items.  This targeted initiative focuses on providing specialised employment support and progression to individuals with Autism

 

 

 

Job Title:

Full-Time Mentor

 

Location:

Aspire Designs Offices, Ballymun Industrial Estate, Dublin 11

 

Pay Details:

€24,000 per annum

 

Reporting to:

The Social Enterprise Managers

 

 

The Role:

A Mentor who will work towards the creative and social development of autistic individuals using a person-centred approach

 

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

         Working with our Team of Autistic Graphic Designers in day to day tasks, providing guidance, encouragement and assistance;

         Creating tailored career development plans and career coaching for each Designs Volunteer, guiding them through skills and social development training as required and creating and liaising with external support organisations such as Specialisterne and other key stakeholders;

         Work with the Managers to identify roles on paid work or future placements that best suits the Designs Volunteer’s skill level and development needs

         Attending and participating in team meetings, keeping records of work on SharePoint and staying up to date with all administrative duties

         Communicating and being a point of contact with Designs Volunteers;

         Engage with the wider Autism community, key media stakeholders and relevant organisation to further awareness of Aspire Designs and develop collaborative opportunities

         Reporting to the Managers for progress and periodic reviews

 

The Candidate:

We are looking for candidates who possess:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (psychology or behavioural sciences, education, social work);
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience of Autism desirable but not essential;
  • Career coaching qualification or relevant experience;
  • High level of organisation and ability to work as part of a Team;
  • Skills in long term planning and execution of programmes.

 

Job Category: Social Services / Community Outreach / Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Aspire Designs Offices Ballymun Industrial Estate Dublin 11
Start Date: 1st April 2024
Application Deadline: 8th March 2024

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