Voluntary Board Member with Finance Skills

Voluntary Board Member with Finance Skills

Sensational Kids is seeking expressions of interest from candidates who have finance/accountancy experience and qualifications, who are interested in becoming a voluntary board member. This is a core role on our voluntary board of directors which will also take responsibility for chairing our finance & audit board sub-committee.

The ideal candidate should have an interest in and knowledge of the social enterprise and/or charity sector and be familiar the Charities Regulatory Authority Governance Code and ideally SORP accounting practices.


About Sensational Kids

Sensational Kids is an award-winning social enterprise with charitable status, that has already changed the lives of over 9,000 children, saving their families over €2 million in therapy fees. We provide vital front-line therapeutic supports for children with additional needs, ensuring that these children in need have access to vital supports when and where they need them.

Headquartered in Kildare Town, Sensational Kids runs four regional child development centres in all four provinces: Kildare Town, Clonakilty – Co Cork, Claremorris – Co Mayo and Clones – Co Monaghan.

Sensational Kids is currently in a period of high growth as we deliver our plans to grow and scale our social impact by increasing the number of children supported each year. We are also embarking on a capital development project to custom build a flagship Child Development Centre in Kildare Town.

For more information visit About Us | Sensational Kids


Length of term

Term: 3 years, with a up to a maximum of 3 terms


Meeting Locations

Meetings take place online


Time Commitment

12 meetings per year:

  • 6 x bi-monthly board meetings
  • Plus 6 finance & audit committee meetings per year

Time should be allowed between meetings to review and contribute to board and board sub-committee papers.


How to apply

If you feel that you can contribute to our voluntary board of directors and add value to the organisation, please get in touch in the first instance by email to our CEO Karen@sensationalkids.ie outlining why you would like to join our team.


Please note that this is a voluntary position, serving as a voluntary board member on our board of directors. Board of Directors | Sensational Kids