Employment Opportunity for Community Development Worker

The position

Cultúr is seeking to employ a qualified Community development worker on a part-time basis for 36 months to assist in the delivery of the Social Connection and Inclusion Project (SCIP). Funded through the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). The overall aim of this project is to strengthen economic and social integration of TCNs and migrants through employment initiatives and social inclusion activities. It also aims to improve social relations among statutory bodies and voluntary organisations working with and delivering services to TCNs in Co Meath.

Essential criteria:

The successful candidate must have:

  • Degree in Community Development
  • Minimum of 3 years post-qualification professional experience
  • Proven track record of working with communities of interest/minority groups using community work approaches.
  • Experience working as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral and excellent report writing skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office and other relevant computer applications
  • Experience of policy work, networking / interagency working within the community development sector
  • Commitment to Equality, Human Rights and Diversity

Clear understanding and analysis of migration and integration issues and national infrastructure, including current issuesApplying for this positionTo apply, please fill the attached application form and email to [email protected] or by post to Tinu Achioya Cultúr Migrant Centre, Ground Floor, St. Anne’s Resource Centre Railway St. Navan Co. Meath. Full job description is available here or www.cultur.ie .

Closing date for receipt of application is 5 pm Thursday 19th December 2019. Interviews will take place on Thursday 9th January 2020.

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International Human Rights Day, 10th December 2019

To celebrate human rights day 2019 Cultur is looking to hear your thoughts, we want to know your hopes and fears for human rights in a modern Ireland. Cultur will host 2 stands in County Meath. From 10am to 2.00pm on human rights day 10/12/2019 we will be located in Navan and Ashbourne shopping centres. We will have information and an opportunity for you to leave your thoughts and ideas of Human rights heading into the next decade. Call over to us say hello and be a #Human rights ambassador.

 

 

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Africa Day Event 2019

Africa day 2019

TASTE OF AFRICA FASHION AND ART MEATH:

Meath County Council and Meath PPN in partnership with Cultur Migrant Centre will host a family-friendly Taste of Africa Event in Claremont Stadium, Navan on Saturday the 15th of June to mark Africa Day 2019.  Be part of the celebration and join in the activities which will include:

  • African Drum Workshops
  • African fashion & Art
  • Cultural & music performances 
  • Food from African cultures 
  • Kidz Zone

Guest speakers and much more.

For more information on the Meath Africa Day event please contact  Tinu on [email protected] or telephone 046 9093120

Anti-racism day leaflet 2019

Anti-Racism Day Event, 21th of March 2019

March is the month of raising awareness about racism globally. This year Cultúr will be hosting an Anti-Racism Event on the 21st of March @ 11am – 3pm.

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Net-WORK Project Certificate Awards Night

As part of their integration work, Cultur and Meath Partnership secured funding from the Dormant Account Funds and partnered in delivering a programme aimed at addressing the barriers to employment experienced by migrant women in county Meath. The Net-WORK project was delivered through practical, hands on, integrative, accredited and non-accredited support and training programmes that enhanced the skills of women with leave to remain or refugee status to stay and progress in employment. These included soft skills training cultural awareness in the work place and job activation skills.

The certificate Awards Ceremony held in the Pillo hotel in Ashbourne on the 19 of December 2108 was to recognise and celebrate the incredible participants achievements from the year as well as taking time to reflect on the exceptional achievements for all those who have returned to work. It was a real honour to be able to celebrate and applaud all their efforts on this evening.

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First Aid Response course

NetWORK participants completed a 3 day comprehensive First Aid Response Q.Q.I  level 5 certified course which covers all the essential aspects of the occupational first aid.  This course provided the learners with the knowledge, practical skills to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort of the casualty and an understanding required to provide and co-ordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (general application) Regulation 2007,  this course was very popular with most of our participants looking for work in the health care sector.

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NetWork Project – Sugar-craft workshop

NetWORK Project,supporting and empowering Migrant women to gain employability skills.Well done to the twelve amazing women who attended the sugar craft and cake decorating training. The project is coordinated by Cultur Migrant Centre and Meath Partnership with support from The Department of Justice and Equality and Pobal.

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NetWork Project Cooperate Learning Visit

8 women attended a NetWork meeting in IBM Campus in Damastown on the 11th of October 2018.

The participants had an opportunity to tour the online customer service support unit.

Two migrant women working with IBM shared their stories of their journey so far and offered some CV and interview tips to the participants.

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Mock Interviews With Celtic Recruitment

 

 

Participants of the Network Project with Deidre Moore of Celtic Recruitment.

  • 7 women attended Moch interviews in the Newgrange hotel facilitated by Celtic recruitment

” This was an opportunity for me to attend my first interview in Ireland and I got a chance to prove my worth”