Community Employment is designed to help unemployed people to get back into the workforce by working and training in the community. Supplementing their work experience and on-the-job training, CE participants are able to avail of training and development opportunities.
The training provided through Community Employment is delivered within the QQI Quality Assurance framework. On completion, participants are supported to progress to employment and/or further training and education.
There are certain eligibility criteria you must meet to be able to participate on Community Employment. To check whether or not you are able to apply, please call into your local DSP Community Services Office. For further information, please visit www.welfare.ie
Any Community Employment vacancies will be advertised on the INTREO at http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Intreo_home.aspx or on this website.
Community Employment is funded by DSP, Ireland’s Training and Employment Authority.
Community Employment in The Finglas Centre
The Finglas Centre employ a total of 49 CE participants, who are essential to the effective and efficient running of The Finglas Centre and the outreach services and programmes we support across the community of Finglas and surrounding areas.
The Finglas Centres CE participants work in the following outreach locations
- North Dublin Citizens Information Service
- Finglas Suicide Network
- Finglas Youth Resource Centre
- Rivermount Football Club (Finglas)
- Finglas Schools Completion Project
- The Deaf Village
- Dublin North West Area Partnership
- Mellows Springs Child Care Development Centre
Participants work in a variety of roles including:
- Accounts Assistant
- Community Administrator
- Employment Support
- Information Provider
- Minibus Driver
- Communications & Information Technology
- Programme Support