Chairperson – Open for Applications

Áiseanna Tacaíochta is looking for a new Chair of the Board of Directors to replace the previous Chair, who recently passed away (RIP).

Áiseanna Tacaíochta (ÁT) is the first organisation in Ireland to offer a Direct Payments model to people with disabilities.  We provide leadership and support to our members – who we call Leaders – empowering them to live with the independence and freedom they are entitled to. 

To find out more about the organization, visit the Áiseanna Tacaíochta website at www.theatnetwork.com.

To take on this opportunity, you must have a record of accomplishment, at a senior level in your field and have previous experience as a Chairperson and / or as a Board Director, with the vision to support the CEO and the Board of Directors in implementing the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization.

The appointment will be for an initial period of up to three years.  Meetings of the board are held approximately every 2 months in Dublin (currently being held remotely due to Covid).  The post is not remunerated, although expenses are payable.

People with a disability are encouraged to apply for this position.

How to apply

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV by e-mail only to emma@theatnetwork.com, with Chairperson Recruitment in the subject header, by Friday, 3rd December 2021.

Timetable for appointment process

  • Closing date:  Friday 3rd December 2021
  • Interview date and Location:  Remotely via Zoom, which is 9th December 2021
  • Information:  A job description for this role is available on request to emma@theatnetwork.com