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Established in 1991, Groundwork Northern Ireland is a not-for-profit organisation creating communities in which people are proud to live and work.  

Our organisation has an exceptional track record of regeneration and peace building across Northern Ireland and the Border Counties of the Republic of Ireland.  Our purpose is Changing Places, Changing Lives, Changing Minds.  This is an opportunity to get involved and make a difference.

Project Manager

Groundwork Northern Ireland delivers programmes and services aimed at boosting local regeneration, community cohesion and grassroots development.  We engage and motivate people to improve their quality of life by investing in people and places and by supporting community-led regeneration plans and sustainability initiatives.

In areas of high social need, we provide practical solutions to major challenges by working in partnership with local communities, key funding bodies, statutory authorities and other agencies.   Underpinning our approach is the ability to support greater participation and collaboration between people and place.

We are now looking for a Project Manager who is passionate about helping communities work together to protect, preserve, improve or create parks, play areas, allotments, and many other spaces and places that matter to them.

The Project Manager will be dynamic and forward thinking and will lead a team of hard working and dedicated people committed to improving the lives of local communities.  

Please download the application form and job description and for further details please contact

CVs will not be accepted

The deadline for completed applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 18 October 2017.

Volunteering Opportunities

Whether its work experience and broaden your horizons, fulfiling a passion for environmental issues or simply giving a few hours a week to a cause that benefits your community Groundwork NI can help you to do something special.

Our Trusts regularly work with volunteers, and getting involved in one of our projects could put you in a strong position to obtain full-time work – in fact many of our existing staff began their careers with us as volunteers.

From administrative to practical ‘hands-on’ roles we can offer something to suit everyone.

To find out what opportunities are available near you, contact Heather Pollock at Groundwork NI on 028 90749494.