Work With Us

Every role at Women’s Aid contributes to our overall vision of creating an equal Ireland with zero tolerance of all forms of violence against women. Whether through policy, communications, campaigns, fundraising, business support, training or service provision, when you work with Women’s Aid, you are making a real difference to the lives of women subjected to domestic violence and abuse.

There are a number of benefits to working at Women’s Aid, including 25 days annual leave per annum, access to our Employee Assistance Scheme and access to training opportunities.

If you are interested in being part of our dedicated and friendly team, browse our open roles to see what opportunities are available.

We are not currently recruiting. Please check back at a later date.

Benefits of working at Women’s Aid

  • Annual Leave: Annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum pro rata.
    Privilege Days: Good Friday and Christmas Eve.
  • Pension: Women’s Aid operates a contributory pension scheme which all employees may join after 6 months in the organisation.
  • Maternity Leave: Women’s Aid will pay full salary (less Social Welfare benefits) for the period of the 26 weeks paid leave (subject to 1+ year service).
  • Parent’s Leave: 7 weeks’ leave topped up to full salary during the first 2 years of a child’s life, or in the case of adoption, within 2 years of the placement of the child with the family for eligible employees.
  • We also offer a range of other supports, including paid leave for employees experiencing problematic periods, menopause or subject to domestic abuse.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Women’s Aid provides an extensive employee assistance programme operated by Peninsula.
  • VHI: Women’s Aid operates a group VHI scheme which you may join.
  • Death in Service Benefit: Available for all employees to the value of 2 years’ salary.
  • Health Services Staffs Credit Union: Employees of Women’s Aid may join the Health Services Staffs Credit Union.
  • Trade Union Membership: The staff of Women’s Aid has an option of joining the recognised representative Trade Union Forsa.
  • Training Allowance: Annual allowance for staff members to undertake training to enhance skills and expertise (subject to budget availability).
  • Travel Supports: Bike-to-work schemes and tax saver commuter tickets
  • Equality and Diversity: Women’s Aid is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and cultural diversity.