Legal and Policy Officer (Maternity Cover)


The Children’s Rights Alliance unites over 100 members working together to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to be a child.

We change the lives of all children by making sure that their rights are respected and protected in our laws, policies and services. We identify problems for children. We develop solutions. We educate and provide information on children’s rights. We unite our members and put pressure on Government to put children first.

The Children’s Rights Alliance is recruiting a Legal and Policy Officer (Maternity Leave) to join our fantastic team. 

Legal and Policy Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

The Children’s Rights Alliance is seeking a Legal and Policy Officer (Maternity Leave Cover) to carry out research, develop policy and advocate on behalf of the Children’s Rights Alliance.

The Legal and Policy Officer will lead, monitor, develop and advocate for Children’s Rights Alliance legal and policy positions.

This is a full time post, for a period of 7 months. This may be extended. The annual salary is €36,000.

You can download the full job description here.

If you have and queries please contact

A letter of application, along with a CV should be sent to Tanya Ward, Chief Executive, Children’s Rights Alliance, 7 Red Cow Lane, Dublin 7 or to:

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 noon, Thursday, 16 November 2017. Interviews will take place on Thursday, 23 November 2017.

Published date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017