Board Member Recruitment – North Leinster Citizens Information Service

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Are you interested in supporting the Citizens Information Service to achieve its strategic goals and develop advocacy services and activities which underpin the rights of people accessing information to their rights and entitlements?

The North Leinster Citizens Information Service invites expressions of interest for appointment as a member of the Board of Directors (Four (4) Vacancies)


North Leinster Citizens Information Service – Kildare, Longford, Louth, Meath, Westmeath

Citizens Information Services (CIS) are companies provides comprehensive information on all aspects of public services and entitlements for people in Ireland. This is done by providing face-to-face information on public and social services on a drop-in and appointment basis. The CIS also provides an advocacy service for its clients. There are Citizens Information Centres (CICs) right across Ireland, and these are supported by outreach locations and a mobile service. In 2022, the North Leinster CIS provide service to over 71000 clients. For more information, please see: http://www.citizensinformation.ie

The North Leinster Citizens Information Service (NLCIS) was founded in 2018 as part of a national restructure of the Citizens Information network and provides its service in Kildare, Longford, Louth, Meath, and Westmeath through a network of twelve (12) Citizen Information Centres and several ‘casual outreach’ services.


The NLCIS is seeking to recruit four (4) individuals to join our Board, which is made up of committed, experienced volunteers from across the voluntary, community and Public Sectors.

The board plays a very important role as the governing authority for the organisation and there is an agreed priority to recruit individuals of diverse backgrounds and experience.

There is a particular focus on the following competencies for new directors:

  • HR or Workplace Relations; and/or
  • Financial Management/Internal Audit; and/or
  • Risk Management; and/or
  • Service Delivery (in an similar environment)


If you believe you would add value to our board but don’t meet all the criteria we have laid out in this advert, we would still love to hear from you. Please explain the value you would bring in your application.

These are voluntary Boards and while no fees will be paid to Board members, travel and subsistence expenses will be paid when applicable.

Full details of the vacancies, the companies’ structure and application can be found in the candidate’s booklet which can be downloaded from below.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 13:00 on Wednesday 12th April 2023.

the Board of the North Leinster Citizens Information Service (NLCIS) who operate Citizens Information Centres in Kildare, Longford, Louth, Meath & Westmeath.


Please find attached the candidates booklet 

01 – NLCIS Board Candidates Booklet 2023

and here is a direct link to the information that can be shared: www.activelink.ie/node/98696


We are very interested in increasing the diversity of representation on the board to more reflect the communities within which we operate.


The closing date for applications is 1pm Wednesday 12th April 2023.


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