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Cork City Council Community Grants 2017

Closing Date 23rd February 2017

There are two types of grants:

  1. The Community Development Capital Grant is for Community Associations in Cork City for works of a capital or major building maintenance nature, to be applied for on the Capital Grant application form provided.
  2. The Community Development Project Grant is for small scale programme activities for any community group in Cork City to be applied for on the Project Grant application form provided. This is once off funding for small scale programmes and is not intended to be an annual source of funding.

Application form Community Dev PROJECT Grant 2017

Policy Criteria for Community Grants 2017

Retail & Customer Services Training Programme

EXPLORE – Positive Working Choices

This course is aimed at people who are interested in seeking employment in the RETAIL, CUSTOMER SERVICES & HOSPITALITY SECTOR.

The RETAIL & CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMME allows participants to expand their prospects of employment in the Retail, Hospitality and Customer Care sector (call centres etc.). The content includes RETAIL & CUSTOMER SERVICES TECHNIQUE/PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE/CUSTOMER SERVICE/COMMUNICATION/POS – RETAIL PAY PROCEDURES/PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS/BEST PRACTICES UTILISED IN SELLING.

The aim of the training is to provide the knowledge and skills which will be both useful and beneficial in any Retail & Customer Service environment. It will enhance the learner’s prospects of entering this sector with the confidence and competence to work at a high level.

Course commences 22nd Feb until 15th March, 2017, every Tues/Wed/Thurs from 10am to 1pm

Download details below

EXPLORE Programme

Retail & Customer Services Training Programme

Contact Clare on 087 144263 or email clare.oshea@partnershipcork.ie

 

 

 

 

Community Education Courses for Spring 2017

Our Education Programme commencing in January 2017 is now available to download CCP Spring Community Education Brochure 2017

We will be running course in different areas of Cork city including Churchfield/Gurranabraher, City Centre/Southside, Fairhill/Farranree, Knocknaheeney, Mayfield and the Glen.

 

 

 

Community Education Courses 2017 include:

  • Basic Computers & Email
  • DIY/Woodcraft
  • Women’s Wellbeing Courses
  • Cooking on a Budget
  • Preparing to be Parents
  • Digital Photography for Beginners
  • Pilates/Yoga
  • Community Craft

We also run accredited courses aimed at increasing an individuals potential to attain employment. These courses include Manual Handling, Safe Pass, Occupational First Aid, Internet Skills (Level 3), Computer Literacy (Level 3)

We are delivering courses as part of the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme(SICAP) in Cork City (2015-2017)

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative.

Call into the Community Outreach Offices for further information

 

 

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.