Provider: Community Outreach Drug and Alcohol Project – Cork City Partnership
Address: Cork City Partnership Ltd. Level 1, Heron House Blackpool Retail Park Blackpool Cork City Telephone: 021–4302310
Contact: Jacqueline Daly
Title: Community Development / Drug & Alcohol Worker
Telephone: 087 1962030
The course is designed to promote good practice among those who work (in a paid or voluntary capacity) with young people and communities who are affected by various issues.
Modules: Understanding Community Development 5N1901 & Substance Use Issues for Youth Work 5N2176.
The course aims to provide a critical perspective on some of the issues that affect young people and their communities and encourages the development of coherent responses at individual and organisational level. The components (Understanding Community Development and Substance Use Issues) should support the ability of learners to work safely and effectively in youth and / or community work settings. The programme also aims to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge regarding applicable supports systems, both within and outside their communities.
• Be aged 21 or over,
• Send in relevant application form,
• Attend a pre-entry information session,
• Attend an interview in Cork City Partnership,
• Have Leaving Certificate or its equivalent and /or relevant life and work experiences (recognised prior learning),
Applicants are expected to be active participants in the community in either a voluntary or work capacity.
In order to gain employment or volunteer in this sector Garda Vetting is mandatory.
Interviews will be held. For more information see: http://corkcitypartnership.ie/community-outreach-and-drug-awareness-programme/education-training-codaap/