JOB CLUB

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)

2017 Location, Dates & Venue of Job Club Programme

3 Week Job Club Training: 18th January - 3rd February 2017

1 Week Job Club One to One Clinics / CV Preparation Only Clinics - 6th February - 10th February 2017

(One week Job Clubs covering; Curriculum Vitae preparation, interview techniques, motivation and letter writing.)

1 Week Job Club Training: 13th February - 17th February 2017

3 Week Job Club Training: 22nd February - 10th March 2017

3 Week Job Club Training: 10th May - 26th May 2017

1 Week One to One Clinics / CV Preparation Only Clinics: 29th May - 2nd June 2017

1 Week Job Club Training -  13th March - 16th March 2017

1 Week Job Club Training  - 14th June - 30th June 2017

1 Week Job Club Training -  20th March - 24th March 2017

3 Week Job Club Training 29th March - 13th April 2017

1 Week Job Club Training 24th April - 28th April 2017

1 Week Job Club Training  2nd May - 5th May 2017

1 Week Job Club Training session 6th June - 9th June 2017

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.

Eleanor Rooney
Job Club Leader

Lareina Toland
Job Club Administrator / Ass. Job Club Leader