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Employment Opportunities for the Roma Community – Project Worker

Cork City Partnership Clg. is seeking applications for the following post:

Employment Opportunities for the Roma Community – Project Worker  

This is a part time post 2 days per week and is a fixed term contract to 31st December 2020. Please see attached job description Roma Employment Project JD Feb 19

The post will be based in Blackpool, Cork.

Applications, including a covering letter outlining suitability for the post, together with a CV, should be emailed to by Friday, 1st March 2019 at 5pm.

Shortlisting for the post will apply.

Cork City Partnership Clg. is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes suitably qualified applicants from all sections of society.



2019 Spring Community Education Brochure

Our Spring  Community Education Brochure is now available, featuring community education courses and a number of certified courses. Courses will run in community locations across the city.

To enrol please call in to one of our Outreach Offices or contact Margo Hayes 087 1962023. See the link below for full course brochure

CCP Courses Spring Brochure 2019

Course Information

  • Courses are short, designed as a first step in retuning to learning, with the option of referral to follow on courses.
  • There is a wide range of courses to choose from in a number of community locations.
  • Courses are free to eligible participants. Participants will be asked to complete a registration form to demonstrate eligibility.
  • Community development approaches are used to ensure that the learning environment is supportive.
  • Places allocated to eligible participants on a first come basis.
  • Courses will only proceed if sufficient numbers register.
  • Venues used fort courses will have universal access where possible. Some venues may have limited disability access for people with mobility issues.
  • ETB funded courses are available subject to funding approval.

Who is eligible for these courses?

  • Disadvantaged Women, People Living in Disadvantaged Communities, Lone Parents, Low Income Workers/Households, The Unemployed, People with Disabilities, The Disengaged from the Labour Market (Economically Inactive), Disadvantaged Families, Older People, New Communities, Disadvantaged Young People (18-24), Roma, Travellers.





PEIL Women into Employment Course – Ballyphehane Community Centre, February

The next  PEIL Women into Employment course is starting in Ballyphehane Community Centre in February 2019

Who is eligible for ‘Women into Employment’ ?

Women who are classified for social welfare purposes as ‘adult dependents’ are eligible for PEIL ‘Women into Employment’.

Women in receipt of other social welfare payments that are not classified as ‘job-seeker’s payments and who are not working are eligible.

This could include:

  • Lone parents on OPFP or lone parents on JST who are not working
  • Carers
  • Disability Allowance

Women in Employment flyer

Get Working with Women into Employment

This EU funded project aims to support women in the home who are currently not receiving a Job Seeker payment and are interested in working outside the home.

The objective of the Programme is to support you to develop relevant skills and access personal development training and to support you on a one-to-one basis into gaining employment.

How ?

The training will involve:

  • Developing Personal Effectiveness Skills for the Workplace
  • Job Seeking Skills Workshops: C.V. Preparation & Application Form completion
  • Interview Skills Coaching
  • Access to skill specific courses that improve employment prospects e.g. Customer Care/Retail Skills/Customer Advisor Skills/Hospitality/Reception Skills and Computer Skills

If you would like to find out more – then please contact Siobhan at:

(021) 4302310 or (086) 1858 081

Or you can email her at

This project is co-funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

Ballyvolane / Dublin Hill – HAVE YOUR SAY – Community Consultation

Cork City Partnership and the Ballyvolane Community Association are holding 3 community consultation events in the Ballyvolane/Dublin Hill area.

We invite you to come along to tell us what the needs and issues are in this area.

Wednesday 26th September – St. Oliver’s Church, Car Park, 11.00am – 4:30pm

Thursday 27th September – Lidl Car Park, Ballyhooly Road, 9.30am – 5:30pm  and in Glen Rovers, GAA Club, Ballincollie Road, 6:30 – 8:30pm

We want to hear from you!

If you have any questions or can’t make it on either day and would like to give some feedback, please contact: Ann Long – Community Development Worker on 087 1308913 or email:


2018 Autumn Community Education Brochure

Our Autumn  Community Education Brochure is now available, featuring community education courses and a number of certified courses. Courses will run in community locations across the city.

To enrol please call in to one of our Outreach Offices or contact Margo Hayes 087 1962023. See the link below for full course brochure.

CCP Course Brochure Autumn 2018

In addition to our short courses, the brochure includes details of a Certificate In Mental Health in the Community course,  that we will  run in Knocknaheeny in January 2019,  in partnership with UCC, Mental Health Ireland and Gurranabraher Credit Union. The information session for this course will take place on Wednesday 10th Oct at 10.30am in the Knocknaheeny Outreach Office .

Youth Information and Advocacy Worker

YMCA Ireland requires a Youth Information and Advocacy Worker (p/t) for our Youth Information and Advocacy Service (Cork City and West Cork)The post involves the delivery of youth information and advocacy services to young people in the Cork City and West Cork area using a number of methodologies. These include digital and social media, publications, signposting, one on one advocacy and public advocacy. This will be done by ensuring effective networking both between YMCA programmes and services and external agencies.

The successful candidate will have a relevant third level qualification and have at least two years’ experience working with young people in a formal or informal context. The post holder will be expected to be in sympathy with the aims and purposes of the organisation as reflected in Challenge 21.

This will be a part time post (21 hours / week).

The salary scale for the post will be YMCA Scale A2 €31,047 (pro rata).

Job description and application form available on

Closing date for receipt of application forms is Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 5:00pm.

Shortlisting will Apply

Non Violent Resistance Programme – 8 week course

NVR is an 8 to 10 week programme running Wednesday mornings from 19th September to 28th November 2018.#

Time: 10am to 12 noon Place: 46A Sprigg’s Road Gurranabraher

This NVR Programme will be delivered by trained NVR Facilitators, Michael Collins and Mella Magee.

Michael Collins is a Youth Worker and Mella Magee is a Community Development Worker with Cork City Partnership. Both Michael and Mella are experienced facilitators in the delivery of parenting and NVR programmes.

For more information or referral to this NVR programme contact either of the facilitators.

Michael Collins

Mobile: 086 008 0963

Mella Magee

Tel: 021 4302310 Mobile: 087 196 2022


NVR brochure _FINAL_ MM & MC_2018

Substance Use Issues and Community Work Course 2018-19

Commencing September 2018

  • Substance Use Issues (SUI) & Community Work Course (QQI  Level 5)  in conjunction with Cork College of Commerce. The SUI course promotes good practice amongst those working in a paid or voluntary capacity with young people or communities affected by substance misuse. Delivered on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm over 22 weeks of the academic year, from September to April. Includes add on Child Protection and SafeTalk training. Open for applications from May to August.

For further details see: SUI Course Brochure 18-19 and

Substance Use Issues Community Work App 18-19

or Contact Jackie in CODAAP for more information.