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Job Vacancy: Freelance Buddy Bench Regional Manager

Buddy Bench is Ireland’s first award winning evidence based children’s mental health initiative for primary school and the early year’s sector.

We use a physical Buddy Bench™ as a visual tool in conjunction with our Buddy Bench Aware programs to help promote much needed lifelong coping skills and core competencies for emotional stability and happiness in life. We promote positive mental well-being, friendship, inclusion and encourage empathy among children.
Our motto is: “Look Up, Look Around and Look Out For Each Other”

We are now inviting expressions of interest to join a panel of freelance facilitators from which we will draw upon for our upcoming series of workshops 2019-2020. We are recruiting in counties Cork, Limerick, Dublin, Donegal and Galway

Role Specifics:

Job type: freelance / contract – paid hourly or by the day

Location: Cork, Limerick, Dublin, Donegal and Galway

Availability: Usually Monday – Fridays on a part-time basis excluding all school holidays

The successful candidate must have their own transport.


  • First and/or Second contact with primary schools and early years settings.
  • Mapping out timetables for each individual primary school and early setting.
  • Plan, develop and deliver innovative workshops to the highest standard.
  • Be involved in the development of resources.
  • Collecting evaluation data from teachers and child care workers.
  • Co-ordinate in the evaluation process.
  • Some train the trainer experience is preferred.

Please send details to