New roles available

One Family, Ireland’s national organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating are recruiting for a number of positions including Director of Counselling, Counsellors for the MyOptions unplanned pregnancy  phone line and Key Worker for the New Futures Employability Programme. For more details of these opportunities click here:

Farewell to Marguerite

Today we bid farewell to our Counselling Manager, Marguerite McCarthy, who is retiring after seventeen years with One Family. Marguerite, sometimes described as a quiet subversive; pioneered unplanned pregnancy and post-abortion counselling with her predecessor Sherie de Burgh, supporting thousands of women, men and children throughout her career. She leaves in place a dedicated, professional, […]

New Futures Employability Programme is now recruiting for a Key Worker

One Family’s award winning New Futures Employability Programme is now recruiting for a Key Worker. If you want to work in a great team, supporting, encouraging and mentoring people parenting alone in their journey back to education or work this could be the role for you. For more details and job description click here or call […]

Alliance of 32 national organisations calls for a public childcare model

A network of 32 national community and voluntary organisations working to address poverty, social exclusion and inequality has today launched ‘Principles for Delivering a Public Childcare Model’ and called for the delivery of a public childcare model in Ireland. The Six Principles for a Public Childcare Model are: 1. Child centred 2. State responsibility 3. […]

Civil Society organisations call for referendum on care, women and family in the Constitution

Ahead of the Oireachtas debate on the motion to establish a Joint Committee on Gender Equality today (9th November 2021), civil society organisations have welcomed the setting up of this Committee and called on it to implement the recommendations of the Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality in full, prioritising a referendum to make the recommended […]