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.