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YOUTH AND COMMUNITY WORK at U.C.C.

Are you :

  •  Thinking about a career in Youth and Community Work?
  •  Interested in gaining a Professional Qualification in Youth and Community Work?
  •  Involved with Youth and Community Work and would like to know more?
  •  Committed to principles of Social justice, rights and equality?

UCC BYCW brochure 2017-2018

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Places on the Youth & Community Work Course are mainly reserved for mature students (23 years and over on January 1st 2018) *. No formal academic qualifications are required. However, successful applicants are required to demonstrate their potential to complete an undergraduate degree. Applicants are also expected to have some relevant experience working or volunteering in the sector. Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview.

*There are also FETAC/QQI and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) entry routes.

HOW DO I APPLY?

There are two parts to the application for this course. First, mature students must apply on-line through the CAO by February 1st 2018 at www.cao.ie. Then, you must register for the MSAP (Mature Student Admissions Pathway), a two hour written assessment, which will be held on March 3rd 2018. You must register for the MSAP assessment (fee €78) by February 4th 2018, using your CAO number (MSAP accepts late registration until Feb 18th 2018 subject to additional late fee of €35). There are also FETAC and ACE entry routes.

Details of registration and the assessment test are available www.msap.acer.edu.au. For more information, please contact UCC’s Admissions Office on (021) 4902272.

University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork

 

 

Friendly Call Cork honoured with Lord Mayor’s Charities Fund donation

Friendly Call Cork and Cork City Partnership of funds raised by Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert were Barry Woods, Jacqui Sweeney, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O'Leary, Teresa Stokes, Brenda Barry, Marian Hodder and Seamus Hennessy. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Friendly Call Cork and Cork City Partnership of funds raised by Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert were Barry Woods, Jacqui Sweeney, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O’Leary, Teresa Stokes, Brenda Barry, Marian Hodder and Seamus Hennessy.
Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Friendly Call Cork, a programme under the remit of Cork City Partnership, was recently honoured with a substantial donation awarded to them in Cork City Hall.

On 31st March, Cork City Lord Mayor Cllr. Chris O’Leary presented the team of Friendly Call Cork with a donation of €3,000 from proceeds of the Lord Mayor’s Charity Ball & Christmas Concert. Friendly Call Cork is absolutely delighted to have received this funding.

Community Tutors work at the heart of the Community

Cork City Partnership believes that Community Tutors have a unique ability to share their skills, knowledge and abilities, by  creating  an interactive, creative, fun environment for learning in community settings. They have a connection with people and are eager to support learners  re-engage with education and community life. Cork City Partnership is fortunate in that it works with many excellent Community Tutors in community settings across the City.

Cork Access Group presented with Centenary Award

disability-photo-1 The Cork Access Group is the voice of people with disabilities in Cork relative to their access needs. The Group has ongoing discussions and meetings with Bus Eireann, Irish Rail and Cork Airport Authority to promote the disability agenda in the area of public transport. In addition the group meets regularly with Cork City Council engineers, to ensure that the disability perspective is to the forefront in all development work carried out in our city.

Community Representatives needed! – Are you interested in representing your community on Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force?

Current Community Representatives on Cork Local Drugs Task Force (less George), left to right, Tom Carey, Grainne Walsh, Aaron O’Connell and Donal Counihan

Current Community Representatives on Cork Local Drugs Task Force (less George), left to right, Tom Carey, Grainne Walsh, Aaron O’Connell and Donal Counihan

Cork Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force (CLDATF) is a board composed of statutory, community, voluntary sector and public representatives. The Task force funds 21 projects that work to combat drug and alcohol misuse in Cork communities.

Community Participation Course with Immigrant Youth

Graduates of Community Participation Module celebrate, left to right, Hilda Amalu of Fountain of Love, with course graduates Tonjina, Natalia, Kasia, Fayza, Sylvia and Sorina Gabor of Cork City Partnership

Graduates of Community Participation Module celebrate, left to right, Hilda Amalu of Fountain of Love, with course graduates Tonjina, Natalia, Kasia, Fayza, Sylvia and Sorina Gabor of Cork City Partnership

In 2015, Community Development Outreach Worker on the Asylum Seekers Outreach Project (ASOS) Sorina Gabor, was one of the graduates of the “Train the Trainer” QQI Level 6 training programme, organised for Cork City Partnership employees and volunteers. Her first endeavour as qualified tutor commenced when the funding application submitted together with the Fountain of Love organisation was granted by the Community Foundation For  Ireland.

Friendly Call Cork honoured with Lord Mayor’s Charities Fund donation

Friendly Call Cork and Cork City Partnership of funds raised by Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert were Barry Woods, Jacqui Sweeney, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O'Leary, Teresa Stokes, Brenda Barry, Marian Hodder and Seamus Hennessy. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Friendly Call Cork and Cork City Partnership of funds raised by Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert were Barry Woods, Jacqui Sweeney, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O’Leary, Teresa Stokes, Brenda Barry, Marian Hodder and Seamus Hennessy.
Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Friendly Call Cork, a programme under the remit of Cork City Partnership, was recently honoured with a substantial donation awarded to them in Cork City Hall.