Work Placement in the Community

SECAD Partnership works with unemployed people/job seekers to match them with suitable work placement opportunities in groups across communities. Work placements aim to benefit the participant and the voluntary organisations in which they work.

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Rural Social Scheme

The Rural Social Scheme (RSS) provides income support to low income farmers and fishermen in receipt of long-term social welfare payments.

Tús – Community Workplace Initiative

Tús is a community work placement initiative providing short-term working opportunities for unemployed people (52 weeks on Jobseekers Allowance). The work placements are provided by community and voluntary organisations in both urban and rural areas. The placement opportunities aim to benefit both the Tús participant and the community and voluntary organisations in which they work. 

Care & Repair – Tús supported projects

The aim of the service is to enable older and vulnerable people (over 65 or with a disability) to remain in their own homes, in their own communities, living as independently as possible, through the improvement of their housing conditions and their level of comfort, security and well-being.

Work Placement in the Community Case Studies

Work Placement in the Community

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Health & Wellbeing

Community Development

Enterprise & Tourism

Environment

Managing Community Benefit Funds