ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation have announced a limited amount of places available for 16-24 year olds on their new Youth Employment programmes commencing on the 11th of April 2016.
These programmes are supported and funded by the Government with support under the Dormant Accounts Fund and Accenture and are free to eligible participants.
Note: Interested young people from Dublin and surrounding areas can apply including young people from Kildare, Wicklow and Meath.
Green Skills is a full-time 14 week programme to upskill youth in Dublin City and to progress them onto paid employment. This course is open to participants who are unemployed and aged between 16- 24 years. All participants will receive professional environmental training in two FETAC Level 5 modules including Sustainable Development and Work Experience, motivational training and a valuable work placement to help them get their 'foot in the door' to companies and organisations they may not otherwise have access to.
Green Steps is a 24 week full-time programme (4 days per week) that involves progression to employment and further education for unemployed 18-24 year olds living in the Dublin Inner city area combining specialist training; a practical work experience placement; mentoring; project work, a family/community relationship project along with supports including employment and further education support.
The intensive programme includes FETAC training in: Community Development (L3), Growing Vegetables (L4), Work Experience (L5) along with a 3 month work placement and post course employment supports.
Places are filling up fast and are allocated on a first come first served basis.
How to sign up?
E: firstname.lastname@example.org and request a booking form. An Information Session will be held on Thursday the 3rd March at 11am at the ECO-UNESCO offices, 9 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2.
Please email to reserve a place as places are limited!
To download programme material visit the following webpages:
For further Information or other queries contact: Niamh Hand – email@example.com
The CareersPortal Team