Oakfield Trust is a social enterprise that supports disadvantaged communities, in the South Co. Dublin area. Established in 1996, Oakfield Trust is a registered charity governed by a voluntary Board of Directors.
Oakfield Trust is a venture philanthropy funder The revenue generated through our community projects is reinvested in additional community projects thereby creating a pipeline of funds for investment in sustainable social change projects.
Oakfield Trust began by supporting community projects acquire property solutions. However, over the years Oakfield Trust has grown, and now supports community projects in a variety of ways, such as: feasibility studies, board development, project management, local connectivity, business plans, financial supports including initial start-up loans and long-term structural loans.
Oakfield Trust has supported community projects in a variety of fields, including: enterprise development & training, childcare, family support, citizens’ information, addiction services, traveller education & employment and environmental projects.
Oakfield Trust now wishes to explore new ways to support social investment. From ideas generation, community need analysis, community skill analysis, liaison with other statutory, community and voluntary service providers, capacity development, sourcing project partners – these are all ways in which social impact projects can be supported and a strong social enterprise culture can flourish. To achieve this Oakfield Trust is creating a new appointment, a Strategic Social Impact Manager, whose principal responsibility is to lead and drive several high impact social change projects. April 2022.
Strategic Social Impact Manager
Commensurate with experience
4 Oakfield, Ninth Lock Road, Clondalkin (mix of office and remote)
About Oakfield Trust
Oakfield Trust is a venture philanthropy social enterprise. Revenue generated through our community projects is reinvested in additional community projects to create long-term sustainable social impact.
About the Role
The role of the Strategic Social Impact Manager is to lead in the development of social innovation and enterprise in the South Dublin Co. Region. He/she will liaise with the statutory, community & voluntary social & enterprise service providers in the local, regional, and national context. The Strategic Social Impact Manager will support communities to bring social change initiatives through ideas generation, capacity building, feasibility study, business plan & start-up stages.
Key Skills and Experience
Terms and Conditions
This is a full-time permanent contract (subject to ongoing funding) working 35 hours per week.
It may be necessary to hold second interviews.
- Strategic Impact Manager to be appointed and in position end of June 2022.