CE Schemes

The Community Employment (CE) programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary work placements in local communities. 

 

Mayo North East sponsors two Community Employment (CE) schemes on behalf of the Department of Social Protection (DSP)  as follows: 

  1. North Mayo Community Employment Scheme 
  2. Environmental/Heritage Community Employment Scheme 

 

These scheme addresses the needs of a wide range of communities in various ways, including:

North Mayo Community Employment (CE) Scheme Social care for the elderly and disadvantaged through the provision of meals on wheels.

  • Recreational facilities and caretaker services in the Community Centres.
  • Back to education and further education opportunities for local participants.
  • The introduction of visual arts to the wider community through a community run art studio.
  • Resource work and administration back up to community groups.
  • After school care for primary school children in community childcare facilities.
  • Care for pre-school children in community childcare facilities.
  • Community support for disadvantaged areas, groups and ethnic minorities
  • Environmental work in the community
  • Tour guiding and customer care service in the Davitt Museum
  • Secretarial, clerical, administration and book keeping support for community development
  • Support, organisation and management of community events and festivals
  • Environmental and building works for local authority
  • Biodiversity, sensory garden and various projects for local community groups
  • Horticulture, planting scheme and polytunnel
  • Football pitches and community centre maintenance

 

 

Environmental/Heritage CE Scheme

 

  • Community support for disadvantaged areas, groups and ethnic minorities
  • Environmental work in the community
  • Tour guiding and customer care service in the Davitt Museum
  • Secretarial, clerical, administration and book keeping support for community development
  • Support, organisation and management of community events and festivals
  • Environmental and building works for local authority
  • Biodiversity, sensory garden and various projects for local community groups
  • Horticulture, planting scheme and polytunnel
  • Football pitches and community centre maintenance