Rathdrum RFC are inviting applications for the role of Club Community Rugby Officer (CCRO) for this season.

Rathdrum RFC is a well-established club in the south-east. The club has teams from U7 to U12 in minis and a range of youth’s team’s boys and girls up to U15, as well as a senior men’s side.

This post is part-funded by Leinster Rugby and is a part-time position of 20 hours per week commencing in September 2023. Under the guidance of an officer of Leinster Rugby, the CCRO will report to Minis/Youths at Rathdrum RFC and a Leinster Rugby CRO.

Job Description

  • To develop rugby programmes and foster a rugby playing culture in schools in the catchment area of Rathdrum RFC.
  • To work in partnership with these primary and secondary schools to develop all aspects of the game, whilst promoting rugby in a positive, safe and healthy manner.
  • To develop a relationship between the schools and Rathdrum RFC and help raise awareness of Rathdrum RFC with local children.
  • To actively encourage the participation of secondary schools in the area.


The following skills and qualifications are among the criteria that will be taken into consideration:

  • Knowledge of local rugby structure
  • Ability to work well with people and have good communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate, lead and motivate groups
  • Good level of organisational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Rugby coaching qualifications
  • Experience of working with young people in a community environment
  • Full clean driving license and access to own transport
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

To apply send in your CV with a cover letter before 5pm on Friday, 30 June, 2023 to henrycullen@yahoo.com