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Call for Referrals for RISE Programme

Are you a Jobseeker?

Employment and Training for Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers - RISE & EPIC Programmes

The RISE programme is suitable for recently arrived refugees or refugees who have been in Ireland for longer but have not worked for a long time, and for asylum seekers who are eligible for work permits. Our next RISE programme starts on the 30th April 2019. See below for details.

Training is in the Business in the Community Ireland training centre, Phibsborough Tower, Phibsborough Road, Dublin 7.  If you are living in Mosney, transport may be provided (please ask if you need it.)

RISE includes

  • Classroom based training in a small group (6-10 people per group)
  • One to one support from a career counsellor
  • Visits to businesses and talks and support from business volunteers
  • IT training – Word and Excel
  • Opportunities for work experience placements

RISE training will help you to –

  • Improve your English
  • Learn more about Irish society & culture, meet people
  • Get familiar with Dublin
  • Find out about support services
  • Visit businesses and meet business volunteers
  • Explore what kind of employment you want
  • Identify and talk about your skills & experience
  • Develop your CV for the Irish job market
  • Prepare for and practice interviews
  • Improve your IT skills
  • Learn how to apply for jobs, training courses, education and internships
  • Get a work experience opportunity if this is needed
  • After the training is finished you will get ongoing support to apply for and find a suitable job

Click on their website https://www.bitc.ie/business-action-programmes/business-action-on-employment/are-you-a-jobseeker/ for more information.