Childhood community employment scheme

Positions are now available in the Malin Head, Culdaff, Buncrana & Manorcunningham areas to join a Childcare Community Employment Scheme. Eligible applicants will work within a childcare setting and receive a qualification in early Chilhood Care and Education, FETAC Level 5 over 3 year duration. Applicants should be over 25 an be one year in receipt of social welfare payment. For further deyails contact Pauline Coyle, Inishowen Development Partnership, Buncrana on 086 1739920.

Announcing a new community project called Activ8!! starting in the Trinity Court complex in Newtowncunningham next Thursday, 29th of January at 6pm. There are limited places available for this exciting new initiative at no cost to the participants, the target age group is young people aged 16 to 24 years old from St Johnston, Carrigans, Newtowncunningham, Manorcunningham and surrounding areas. Free bus to Newtown available. To book your place and for more details please contact Frankie McGreevy at mobile 086 3898958 or land line 074 9129630.

Trace your Ancestors Information Sharing Workshop will be held in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre this Saturday (24th January) 12 – 4pm. This workshop is of local interest and is open to anyone who has an interest in tracing family history particularly focusing on World War 1 using census records, official records, 1912 covenant, pension records, newspaper articles, letters, postcards and various websites.

A Garda Information and Advice Clinic is to run every month in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. This is a new service aimed at improving access to Garda services in the St Johnston and Carrigans area. An officer from the Garda services will be present in the centre to meet with people on a confidential one to one basis for the purposes of providing services such as passport applications, and information/advice to deal with public concerns/issues. Dates: Tuesday 3rd February 10am – 11am. Wednesday 3rd March 6.30pm – 7.30pm.

The Parents Plus Children’s Programm will start in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre on Tuesday 24th February 2015 from 10am to 12noon. For further information and to book a place contact the Resource Centre on 074 91 48551.

St. Johnston and Carrigans Community Employment Project are currently recruiting for the following posts which are based in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. 1 Youth Worker and 2 Environmental Workers. Job Descriptions and Application forms available from St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, Chapel Road, St Johnston. Please telephone 9148551 if you have any questions. Participants on a CE Scheme are entitled to free training and work 19 and a half hours per week. They can take on other paid work as well outside the scheme.Forever Crafts: Forever Crafts meet in the Old Playgroup on Tuesdays, 1 to 3 pm. New members welcome.

Pilates is held in the Centre on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 pm.

Irish Dancing is held in the Centre on Tuesdays from 5 to 6.30 pm. and Jiving Classes on Wednesdays from 8 to 10 pm in the Centre. Beginners welcome!

The Lunch Club will meet on Wednesday 28 January in Carrigans Family Resource Centre every second Wednesday from 11am-1pm. New members always welcome and why not bring a friend or two.

Taughboyne History Group will resume its monthly meetings on Wednesday 28th January at 7.30 pm.

The Tuesday night Walk and Talk Group walks have resumed. Please come to the Centre at 7.15 if you would like to come along. The next Saturday walk will be on 31st January 2015 to Fr Hegarty’s walk, Buncrana. As places are limited please contact the centre before Friday 30th January to confirm your place on the bus.

Music lessons for Clarinet/saxophone and flute. Experienced tutor. Tel. Michael 0868046009.

Stepping Stones Playgroup is holding its enrolment day on Monday 9th March from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm. Your child must be 2 years and 10 months and toilet trained to apply.