Environmental Education Unit Vacancies

National Spring Clean

At the moment, there are no vacancies on the National Spring Clean team but there are some open positions within the Environmental Education Unit.


Green Schools Programme Manager (Core programme)

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is now hiring for a Green Schools Programme Manager. 

The Green-Schools programme is an environmental education programme and award scheme operating nationwide. The post will be full-time for a period of 12 months initially with extension subject to funding.


Please submit your application to: kmulvey@eeu.antaisce.org by 30th of September 2022.

Green Schools Senior Communications Coordinator & Junior Communications Officer

An Taisce is now recruiting 1 Full Time Senior Communications Officer (Green-Schools & Green-Schools Travel) and 1 Full Time Junior Communications Officer (Green-Schools) to be located in the Dublin Region. The post will be full-time at 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.


Deadline for applications: Friday, September 26th, 2022. Please send completed application forms to kmulvey@eeu.antaisce.org

Safe Routes to School (SRTS)

SRTS Communications, Engagement and Administration Officer

The Department of Transport has funded An Taisce EEU to develop and deliver a comprehensive Safe Routes to School programme which will support the wider Green-Schools Travel programme. The programme will focus on improving infrastructure in front of and around schools so that more students can walk or cycle to school. The programme is being delivered in partnership with Local Authorities and other key stakeholders nationwide.
The key focus for the programme is as follows:

  • To provide “front of school” treatments to enhance sustainable access into the school grounds.
  • To accelerate the delivery of cycling and walking infrastructure on access routes to schools.

An Taisce EEU is now recruiting one full-time Safe Routes to School Communications, Engagement & Administration Officer. Click below to download a job spec and application form.


Deadline for applications: Friday, September 26th, 2022. Please send completed application forms to kmulvey@eeu.antaisce.org

The EEU is responsible for developing and operating some of Ireland’s most popular and successful environmental and sustainability programmes. It is the National Operator for many international environmental education programmes of FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education), including the Blue Flag Award for Beaches and Marinas and Green-Schools, the international environmental education programme in operation across 93% of Irish schools.
It also operates a number of national programmes including: Green Campus, Neat Streets, Clean Coasts, National Spring Clean (Ireland’s largest anti-litter campaign), Green Home, Green Communities, and the Irish Greening Community Award Programme.