Many of you will have already met representatives from Ward when they visited the Centres over the last few weeks. This is an opportunity to catch up with them again and see what opportunities are currently available. If you have a work permit or will have one in the next few weeks you should go along and catch-up again with the Ward representatives and ensure you are on their list for any suitable opportunity arising. Once again, Ward welcomes ladies so please be sure to go along and introduce yourself.
Even if you have already given them your contact details - this is another opportunity to remind them that you are the one they should pick for any opportunities they may have.
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BRIJ Volunteers will be very happy to help you finish your CV but you must get your basic information written up in an interactive document 1st.
SECAD has an online course to help you get started. You can register and do the course at the link here -/>
For those who already have a CV and want to get it into a European recognised format where it can be shared easily, then you can do so at Europass here-/>
Once you have the basics done, then BRIJ volunteers will be glad to assist you refine the CV to ensure all your qualifications & experience are being fully presented.
The Irish Refugee Integration Network has added another alternative for learning English due to the current demands on existing Services.
People in Cork can learn online & FREE and absolute beginners are catered for - starting 16th May,
Click on the image below to get more information & sign up
Saturday 14th May 2022: 9:30am - 11:30am (GMT)
Sunday 29th May 2022: 9:30am - 11:30am (GMT)
Follow this Link to Find out more & book your place here -/>
Representative from Ward Personnel Visiting Ashbourne House during Coffee Morning from 11am on 11th May
After the successful attendance of Ward Personnel at Glenvera & Travelodge during April, Peter Abernethy from Ward will visit Ashbourne House during the Coffee Morning on Wednesday 11th May from 11am to talk to residents about the potential for employment with Ward Personnel.
Peter will be very happy to talk to all residents, both Female & Male, on a one to one basis about employment opportunities. It does not matter if people have a job already or if they are still waiting for permission to work;- Peter will be happy to open communications for future opportunities.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Susan Long will visit Both Travelodge & Glenvera over the next 2 weeks
Susan will attend with BRIJ volunteers at Glenvera on 11th May from 5:30PM and Travelodge on 18th May from 7PM. She will be discussing training needs;- especially SafePass and Manual Handling courses with residents.
Please ensure you are there to introduce yourself and discuss your own training requirements.
The 2nd of two Ward Personnel meetings in Centres will take place in Glenvera on next Wednesday 20th April @5:30PM
This is a unique opportunity to meet representatives of employers Ward Personnel and discuss employment opportunities with them. They have been employing asylum seekers successfully for some time now as a result of a chance event outside Glenvera in 2020. See a report here on our website /->
You DO NO NEED A WORK PERMIT to attend & start discussing employment opportunities with Ward. Everyone is invited along;- including those who may already have a job and especially ladies that are interested.
In Travelodge on 13th April last, more than 30 residents attended and spoke individually to representatives of Ward who took their details & have already followed up with further discussion.
Residents from other centres are welcome to attend in Glenvera on Wednesday 20th April.
On completion of the two events, BRIJ will work with Paul of Ward Personnel and Susan Long of Cork City Partnership to identify training needs for employment and seek to run suitable courses.
See you there!
The Irish Refugee Council works to promote best practices for the protection of the rights of people in the International Protection (IP)process. We are currently delivering a best practice training programme for interpreters who work with refugees / asylum applicants.
If you speak English and another language, and would like to get training to become an interpreter, please contact us on: email@example.com
Languages in demand: Arabic, Pashto, Farsi, Dari, Ukrainian, Russian, French
For more Information visit the website here -/>