The next PEIL Women into Employment course is starting in Ballyphehane Community Centre at the end of January 2020.
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
- Disability Allowance
Get Working with Women into Employment
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.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
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.
Women in Employment flyer
If you would like to find out more, please contact Siobhan at 021-4302310 or 086-1858 081 or you can email her at email@example.com
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.
Welcome to this months edition of our bulletin, useful links document and jobs bulletin from Cork City Partnership Clg. During these challenging times our staff continue to support our clients and community groups across all our programmes. The aim of the newsletter is to keep our clients informed about the services that they can access and other information which may be of benefit to them at this time. We hope you find it useful and as always we welcome your feedback.
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Cork City Partnership in conjunction with UCC will deliver a Diploma in Youth and Community Work. This course will be delivered on Wednesday mornings in Knocknaheeny. The course is fully funded by the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme.
Course details are outlined in the attached flyer, an Expression of Interest form is also attached.
Expression of interest form Diploma in Youth and Community Work
Flyer Diploma in Youth and Community Work
The deadline for receipt of Expression of Interest forms is 5pm on December 7th.
Are you a woman working in the home who wants to draw on this experience and put it to new use ?
‘Growing Your Potential’ is an exciting new 10 week Training and Development course for women offering:
- Confidence Building
- CV Preparation & Interview Skills;
- Career Coaching;
- Dress Code for the Workplace
- Communication & Customer Care.
This course is now being delivered online and Participants are really enjoying the new format. Many women expressed how important it was to get much needed ‘Me Time’ and the opportunity to build new friendships and learn new skills in a supportive environment.
We are presently recruiting for our next course starting in November – so if you are a woman living in Cork City, not on a Job Seeker Payment and interested in finding out more about this innovative course then please contact:
Siobhan O’Neill at (021) 4302310 or (086) 1858 081 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Community Buddy programme is peer to peer support and is centred around a structured but supportive conversation in a safe and non-judgemental space. It allows an individual to discuss how they are coping or not coping and working with the Buddy to discuss (and co-produce) ways of moving forward to overcome the challenges.
Trained Buddies will be equipped to provide free, ongoing support for those in their communities who may be struggling and need help to cope and improve their quality of life.
Training to become a Community Buddy comprises of two full days. Thursday & Friday- November 25th & 26th (2 full days – 9.30am to 5pm each day)
The registration link to apply is: https://www.cycleagainstsuicide.com/buddy-cork-city-partnership/
Or you will also find the link on Cycle Against Suicide website: www.cycleagainstsuicide.com and once you click on the banner ad it will bring to the registration.
Cycle against Suicide Community Buddy Training
Wednesday, 3rd November 10.00-12.30.
‘Engaging Older People – Reflections from Covid-19’
This event will focus on how the lessons we learnt through Covid-19 will impact on our approach to engaging with older people in the future. The webinar is targeted at development workers, LCDC members, local authority staff, volunteers, community group members, academics, and students.
Speakers at the event will include Minister for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler TD, and Dr. Mark Ward, Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Lead Author of ‘Altered lives in a time of crisis: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the lives of older adults in Ireland’.
Registration now open at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/178173310167
The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.
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 enroll please call in to one of our Outreach Offices or contact Margo Hayes 087 1962023. See the link below for full course brochure
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- 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 for 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.
- Eligible participants must live within the area of Cork City as defined by the 2019 boundary (before City Expansion).
This course promotes good practice amongst those working in a paid or voluntary capacity with young people and communities who are affected and impacted by various issues.
Venue: Cork College of Commerce Campus, Morrison’s Island Cork City and online via Zoom
Tuesday evenings – 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Course Duration 20* weeks [September to April]
Open for applications from May to August 2021
Application available here
The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2019/20 (QQI Level 5) Graduates will receive a QQI Level 5 Combined Component Award.
Duration: September 2021— April 2022
When: Tuesday 6.30. — 9.30 pm (evening)
Venue: Cork College of Commerce Campus, Morrison’s Island, Cork City and online via Zoom
Course Modules: (1) Understanding Community Development & (2) Substance Use Issues for Youth Work.
Course fee: €125
Graduates will receive a QQI Level 5 Combined Component Award.
Contact: Jackie 087 1962030 or email@example.com for further details.
Places still available in online ‘5-Step’ programme to support
family members affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol misuse.
The 5-Step programme is an evidence based, non-judgemental intervention for family members of those misusing substances. The next online programme will run for five consecutive Thursday mornings, from 15th April to 13th May, from 10am to 12 noon.
This 5-Step programme is being delivered by Cork City Partnership, the Cork Counselling Services and Ballincollig Family Resource Centre.
Contact Mella at Cork City Partnership on 087 196 2022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register to attend.
Cork Local Drugs & Alcohol Task Force – Community Reps
- Are you interested in supporting and shaping community responses to drug and alcohol misuse in a voluntary capacity?
- Are you passionate about bringing community issues to the table?
- Do you feel strongly about supporting young people?
Becoming a community rep is an opportunity to participate in change in Your Community, build your networks, and develop your voluntary experience!
Please register your interest by completing and submitting
an expression of interest form by 16th April 2021
Contact: email@example.com for details
North East Cork City
Are you interested in representing your area North East Cork City on Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force?
*North East Cork includes: Mayfield, the Glen, Lotamore, Dublin Hill, Ballyvolane, Glanmire, St Patrick’s Hill, Montenotte
Poster advertising NE Com Rep CLDATF vacancy_Mar 2021
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North West Cork City
Are you interested in representing your area North West Cork City on Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force?
*North West Cork includes: Knocknaheeny / Hollyhill, Churchfield, Gurranabraher,
Faranree, Fairhill, Shandon, Shanakiel & Blackpool
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Poster advertising NW Com Rep CLDATF vacancy_Mar 2021
Cork City Partnership would like to congratulate students of the Certificate in Mental Health In The Community (Knocknaheeny 2019), on their conferring by UCC today. Congratulations and well done 👏👏