Eligibility Criteria

 Eligibility varies according to your personal circumstances, but generally  - 

  • Over 25 and under 35 years of age are eligible for up to two years on Community Employment. 
  • Over 35s are eligible for up to 3 years. 
  • Over 55s can be eligible for up to 5 years. 
  • You must be in receipt of a Department of Social Protection payment, regardless of how much, for at least 52 weeks.
  • Community Employment consists of 19.5 hour per week. You can be employed for the remainder of the week in another position without penalty. 
  • Remuneration is €208 per week, €10.66 per hour. 
  • Training is provided and job specific FETAC accredited training is also provided.

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