The Community Employment (CE) programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary work placements in local communities. 

 South West Mayo Development Company sponsors two Community Employment (CE) schemes in south and west Mayo on behalf of the Department of Social Protection (DSP).  

Payments are made in the form of a wage. Your wage rates are determined by your underlying social welfare entitlement.  

You can find CE work opportunities on www.jobsireland.ie. 

We have an annual training budget aimed at upskilling CE participants to return to the workforce. All courses are fully accredited, and a list of courses can be found on www.etbi.ie. 

CE participants help our local communities with vital social and community services that would otherwise be unaffordable. Childcare, sports and recreational facilities, charitable organisations administration, resource and environmental workers, newsreaders and arts workers are just some of the supports we offer to local organisations. 

About Community Employment Programme

The Community Employment (CE) programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary work placements in local communities. 

 South West Mayo Development Company sponsors two Community Employment (CE) schemes in south and west Mayo on behalf of the Department of Social Protection (DSP).  

Community Employment Participant Supports

Payments are made in the form of a wage. Your wage rates are determined by your underlying social welfare entitlement.  

You can find CE work opportunities on www.jobsireland.ie. 

We have an annual training budget aimed at upskilling CE participants to return to the workforce. All courses are fully accredited, and a list of courses can be found on www.etbi.ie. 

Community Employment Community-Based Supports

CE participants help our local communities with vital social and community services that would otherwise be unaffordable. Childcare, sports and recreational facilities, charitable organisations administration, resource and environmental workers, newsreaders and arts workers are just some of the supports we offer to local organisations. 

Who is eligible for the Community Employment Programme?

In general, you must be over 21 years old and in receipt of a social welfare payment for at least 12 months. A new pilot scheme allows a percentage of participants who are over 62 years of age to stay on the scheme until retirement age. We have two substances abuse places available on our schemes. If you are unemployed and would like to check your eligibility, contact your Local Employment Service office or see the most up-to-date information here: https://www.gov.ie/en/service/412714-community-employment-programme/
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For more information and/or to register an expression of interest,
please contact:

South Mayo CE Declan Walsh CE Supervisor dwalsh@southmayo.co  /   087 223 6905 

West Mayo CE Ann Connor CE Supervisor aconnor@southmayo.com  /  087 223 6906 

West Mayo CE Norah Campbell Assistant CE Supervisor ncampbell@southmayo.com  /  087 131 5082 

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