The Get Going…Get Rowing programme has engaged over 16,000 students rowing in 2016 and has become one of the most successful Women in Sport programmes in the country, giving students access to a fun, active rowing programme in schools with a pathway to the water.

The programme is now seeking applicants interested in working part time (10 hours a week – during school time) in Galway City to run the initiative in close consultation with programme manager.

Objective: Assist with the running of the Get Going…Get Rowing programme in Galway

Responsible to: Women in Sport/Development Manager Get Going…Get Rowing programme

Role: Introducing students to the sport of rowing through a structured schools’ indoor rowing programme.


  • To assist the Get Going…Get Rowing initiative in delivering the programme to schools
  • To facilitate the programme by delivering indoor rowing classes as set out in the Get Rowing curriculum
  • To assist in logistics of ergometers
  • To help with the running of camps and events relating to the project
  • To support events that will attract female participation
  • To have the ability to work and liaise with both teachers, students and programme partners
  • To work closely with the Development/WIS Manager
  • This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline induction of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.

Skills and Expertise

  • An understanding and experience of rowing is highly desirable
  • A reliant self-starter
  • An ability to encourage students to take the pathway created by the programme to continue rowing in a club setting
  • To be flexible and reliable with the programme and classes

For more information on the position, please send a brief outline of your rowing background and experience to by Wednesday 2nd November 2017.


  • September 12th, 2017