Join the Board of Trustees at Parents Plus 

The charity is eager to hear from people who are committed to a belief in the importance of strengthening families across Ireland. 

Parents Plus mission is to improve outcomes and well-being for children, adolescents and their families by empowering professionals to deliver our evidence-based parenting and mental health programmes through their services in local communities.  

Parents Plus vision is that families in need have access to proven and tailored tools from the services they turn to, in their communities, early on in their journey, improving their outcomes and preventing difficulties or crises arising.

To support delivery of our mission and vision, Parents Plus is seeking applications from skilled and motivated Trustees, who can serve on the Parents Plus board to advise and guide the organisation to the next stage of its development in delivering lasting impact for services and families.

We welcome applications from individuals with the following skills, in a commercial or public sector organisation, social enterprise or charity.  

  • Finance 
  • Governance
  • Commercial
  • Operations
  • Legal
  • HR
  • Data protection 
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Family support 

Commitment of Trustees

Trustees are expected to attend 10 – 12 board meetings per year and to participate in various subgroups that may be established from time to time. While the Trustees are elected at the AGM each year, we envision that Trustees who become involved consider they are making a 3 to 5 year commitment to this position.  As per the Charity Governance code, Trustees are voluntary appointments.

Application Process

You can apply to this rewarding and exciting role by:

  1. Forwarding your C.V. and a statement of interest in the work of Parents Plus to the contact below.
  2. C.V.’s will be reviewed by the CEO and the Chair of the board, and suitable applicants will be invited to interview for the position
  3. Once a candidate is approved, he/she is invited to attend board meetings to observe with all contributions welcome during this period.  This trial period allows both the candidate and the Parents Plus board to decide if there is a good fit. At the end of this period, if both the candidate and the existing board members are happy, then the candidate is invited to become elected as a director at the next AGM. 

If you would like more information or an informal discussion relating to this post, please email CEO of Parents Plus,