National Traveller MABS is the leading advocate for the financial inclusion of Travellers in Ireland. As a Traveller specific service, we advocate for the many Travellers in Ireland who cannot access affordable savings and credit and who rely on money lenders. We work to change policy and practice which excludes Travellers from financial services. We also aim to increase financial capability within the Traveller Community.


We are currently seeking an:

Community Development Worker,

Specified Purpose (Approx. 1 Year),

Full Time, Dublin(35 hrs per week)


The Role:

Key skills include strong communication skills and experience in community development, facilitation, building organised networks to empower the community, along with written, oral, and IT skills. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge and, understanding of the causes and impact of exclusion, particularly for the Traveller community and how community development can address issues. Experience of working within the Traveller community is desirable.

This position is based in Finglas. As the organisation has a national profile, candidates must be prepared to travel and access to transport is essential.


Salary Scale:

Salary scale is currently €35,831 - €51,616 (including 2 long service increments). It is anticipated that new entrants to the MABS service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit should it be awarded will be based on the information contained in the application for the post.



Completed applications must be made on the Coordinator Application Form and submitted in hard copy only (x4) together with a letter of application (x4) to:

Reference: DW 2020

National Traveller MABS
Unit 2, North Park,
North Road, Finglas,
Dublin 11

Closing Date:

Closing date: 5 p.m. on Friday 21st Feb 2020. (Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.) Please indicate if you have any special needs in relation to attendance at interview.


For full Job Description please click here 


For Application Form please click here 


National Traveller MABS is funded and supported by the CIB 



Published: 25 July 2019