The RISE programme (Refugee Integration, Skills and Employability) 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. RISE supports refugees and asylum seekers in their integration in Ireland, helping them to increase their understanding of Irish society. It also prepares them for employment and helps them to find work or suitable training.
The programme is funded by the Department of Justice and Equality, Office for the Promotion of Migration.
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.) Please download the informational leaflet.
Participants must first meet three essential criteria in order to be eligible
RISE increases the job seeking skills refugees and asylum seekers using a needs assessment and a client centred approach. It provides pre-employment training, One-to-One support and opportunities for work experience placements.
Please fill in the application form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org . Alternatively, you can drop it into our offices – 3rd Floor Phibsborough Tower Phibsborough Road, Dublin 7. Paper copies of the application form are also available at our offices.
As part of the service package Career Counsellors with expertise and wide experience in career advice and job placement, provide one-to-one support sessions on the various steps required in seeking new employment or education.
Supports include CV and interview preparation, psychometric testing, coaching for interviews as well as working with the participant to source and secure further education or employment.
For further information please contact:
Caitríona Mac Aonghusa or Livia Bartolomé
(01) 874 3840/ (01) 874 3842