We're Hiring: Programme Manager - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 JANUARY
11.01.22

We're Hiring: Programme Manager - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 JANUARY

Galway Community Circus is seeking to hire a dynamic, efficient, and considerate Programme Manager to coordinate community classes, projects, events and partnership programmes. The Programme Manager is a new key role within the company, and will work closely with GCC’s education team to engage diverse communities through circus arts participation. Galway Community Circus is celebrating its 20th anniversary and there’s never been a more exciting time to join the team.
Galway Community Circus 2021 Highlights
15.12.21

Galway Community Circus 2021 Highlights

We can hardly believe 2021 is coming to an end! The end of a year marks a time for reflection. Despite another year of changing restrictions and many obstacles to overcome, we have accomplished so much. We've had another great year full of classes, trainings and professional development workshops, youth exchanges, conferences and so much more. 2022 will be another action-packed year as we celebrate our 20th anniversary, but for now, we reflect on some of our proudest achievements of 2021.
Professional Development Placement Opportunity: Receptionist/Membership Engagement Officer - CE Scheme
01.12.21

Professional Development Placement Opportunity: Receptionist/Membership Engagement Officer - CE Scheme

Galway Community Circus is looking for a Receptionist/Membership Engagement Officer to join our team. The successful candidate will maintain strong working relationships across the organisation, offering additional support to the team where required. The priority of the role is the communication and administration of the Galway Community Circus membership. Central to the role is maintaining and building excellent relationships with our members and being responsible for communications on events and activity relating to members.
Youth Circus member Darragh chats about his experience on the GCC Board of Directors
19.11.21

Youth Circus member Darragh chats about his experience on the GCC Board of Directors

In honor of Charity Trustees Week, we interviewed Darragh O'Donohoe, youth circus and board member at Galway Community Circus, about his experience as a young person on the Board of Directors. Darragh was appointed to the board in 2020 and is a full time student at NUI Galway studying psychology. He has been a youth member of Galway Community Circus for nine years and has participated in the circus on all levels. He has been as a student, volunteer, teacher and has served as a member of the organisational team behind Scratch Night (among other more specific roles). He is in his first year of membership with the board of a three-year term.
Youth Circus member Fred shares his experience at ABCirk in Belgium
18.11.21

Youth Circus member Fred shares his experience at ABCirk in Belgium

At Galway Community Circus, our aim is to actively encourage opportunities for a new generation of home-grown circus artists/educators to emerge in Ireland. In 2016 we began a Youth Leadership Scheme called ABCirk for members aged 16-20 to develop leadership skills and competencies in circus pedagogy. At the end of October, a few of our members visited Belgium to participate in an exchange. Read on to learn about Galway Community Circus member Fred Rush’s experience at ABCirk this autumn.