Tour Guides

Seasonal Tour Guides 2017

Tour Guides are required for the Irish Workhouse Centre for the 2017 tourist season. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and people skills and an interest/qualification in history or a related discipline.

As a tour guide, your job will involve introducing visitors to the unique story of the Workhouse Centre. Guides will also be expected to provide tourist advice on the region from Portumna Castle to local historical monuments, and the other areas of cultural interest.

There are no mandatory academic requirements and on the job training will be provided to successful candidates as required. Fluency in the English language is essential, and knowledge of another modern language would be an advantage.

Duties extend to giving presentations to visiting groups, completing research, various administrative and cash duties, cleaning and maintenance, and other duties that may be assigned by the general manager.

These posts are funded under the Community Services Programme (Pobal), and applications are primarily sought from those in receipt of a Social Welfare Payments (please confirm same on application).


Days per week: 3.
Hours per week: 22.5.
Start Date: April and May 2017, six and four month contracts.
Email: with CV and covering letter.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 28th February 2017.

The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland.

Tel: 00-353 (0) 90-9759200 |