The Job Club provides practical training and advice in job seeking skills to unemployed people of all ages in various locations throughout central Donegal.

DLDC’s Job Club Leaders will advise you on local employment opportunities and assist you with completing job application forms, as well help familiarise you with the current recruitment methods used by employers and assist you to enhance your communication and confidence skills, along with supporting you to set realistic and achievable progression paths.

Under the guidance of the Job Club Leaders, you can benefit from training and support in developing your job seeking skills, as well as sharing your experiences with others, and availing of resources available to help you grow in confidence and find the job that suits you best.

  • Curriculum Vitae Preparation
  • Letter Writing
  • Interview Preparation and Techniques
  • Targeting and Sourcing Jobs (local, regional and national newspapers)
  • Basic Computer Skills and Use of the Internet
  • Develop Effective Communication Skills and Progression Paths
  • Talks from Support Agencies
  • Access to Computers, Typing, E-mail and Photocopying Facilities
  • Use of Telephone, Envelopes, Paper, Stamps and Stationery
  • Identify Your Individual Skills and Strengths
  • Confidence and Assertiveness Building
  • Job Search Techniques
  • Career Planning
  • Explore Training Opportunities

If you are interested in taking part in the Job Club, you must be in receipt of a Department of Social Protection payment – you will also need to contact your nearest Department of Social Protection office to be referred to the service.

The Job Club is free and confidential running over a four week period Monday to Friday 10.30am – 1.30pm. One to One support is also available by appointment.
Duration: Four weeks (10.30am – 1.30 daily)

2019 Location & Dates of Job Club Programme (Currently being updated) 

3 Week Job Club Training: 17th January – 2nd February 2018

3 Week Job Club Training: 7th February – 23rd February 2018

3 Week Job Club: 18th April – 4th May 2018

3 Week Job Club Training -  7th March – 23rd March 2018

3 Week Job Club Training 6th June – 22nd June 2018

3 Week Job Club Training  16th May – 1st June 2018

3 Week Job Club Training session 28th March – 13th April 2018

An allowance of €20 per week is given for out of pocket expenses

Social Welfare Payments will NOT be affected.

Job Club Office: Tirhugh Resource Centre, The Mall, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, F94 CY27.


 One to One Support Clinics are offered to those who need less intervention i.e. this service is designed for those that are closer to the labour market. The customer requires; Curriculum Vitae to be reviewed or amended by a Job Club Leader, guidance and support for attending job interviews – competency based interviews, advice on key employment skills, letters of application or job search online.


To access support at a One to One Clinic please contact your nearest Intreo office and speak to a Case Officer to be referred or telephone the Job Club on 07198 58959 for more information. A member of the Job Club team will discuss your needs and arrange a suitable date and time to meet with you. This service also operates on an outreach basis.

Eleanor Rooney
Job Club Leader

Lareina Toland
Job Club Administrator / Ass. Job Club Leader