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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 FETAC 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 FÁS Community Services Office. For further information, please visit

Any Community Employment vacancies will be advertised on the FÁS Jobs Bank at or on this website.

You can also apply to The Fingal Centre by submiting/e-mailing a CV which will be held on file until a suitable vacancy arises.

Community Employment is funded by FÁS, Ireland’s Training and Employment Authority.

Community Employment in The Fingal Centre

The Fingal Centre employ a total of 46 CE participants, who are essential to the effective and efficient running of The Fingal Centre and the outreach services and programmes we support across the community of Finglas and surrounding areas.

The Fingal Centres CE participants work in the following outreach locations:

  • Aunt Sally’s Nursery (Ballymun)
  • Ballymun Womens Resource Centre
  • Dublin North West Citizens Information Service
  • Finglas Addiction Support Team
  • Finglas Suicide Network
  • Finglas Youth Resource Centre
  • Rivermount Football Club (Finglas)
  • Finglas Schools Completion Project
  • St Joseph’s School for the Deaf
  • Finglas / Cabra local drugs task force

Participants work in a variety of roles including:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Administrator
  • Caretaker
  • Childcare Assistant
  • Community Administrator
  • Employment Support
  • Housekeeper
  • Information Provider
  • Minibus Driver
  • Communications & Information Technology
  • Programme Support
  • Receptionist
  • Drug user advocate