Community Employment Scheme

Since September 2008, North West Roscommon CDP has been sponsoring the Community Employment Scheme in Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon.

Community Employment Schemes (CES) are part-time Training & Development projects set up to:

  • Provide a Valuable Service to local Community Organisations
  • To equip the long term unemployed with the training and up skilling required to enable them find full-time employment

Our Scheme in Ballaghaderreen currently employs 21 participants, working with various organisations throughout the community, i.e. Youth Work Ireland, Ozaman Day Care Centre, Ballaghaderreen GAA, Ballaghaderreen Handball Alley, The LCDP, Saint Vincent de Paul sheltered housing and Ballaghaderreen Tidy Towns



The Participants would be employed in positions such as:

  • Administrator
  • Receptionist
  • Youth Worker
  • Research Worker
  • Caretaker
  • Care Worker
  • Environmental Worker
  • Mini-bus Driver
  • IT Tutor