Community Employment Project

    The DYS Community Employment Project employs 17 participants and 1 supervisor, which is funded by the Department of Social Protection and provides valuable support to the staff and volunteers around the county enhancing the services that the DYS can supply to young people and the local communities.

    CEThe CE Project provides participants with skills through training (ranging from computer training to Youth Work Degree), work experience and personal support to progress into employment or education.

    The CE Project provides Youth Workers to youth clubs in the following areas Raphoe, Ballybofey, Milford, Castlefin, Donnyloop, Falcarragh, Buncrana and Clonmany. They are involved in all youth club activities.

    CE support to Daybreak, YIC and Administration providing educational support to young people, information through different media services and providing administration support to the DYS.

    One of the participants works as a caretaker for a community project in Manorcunningham.

    The CE project assists all areas of the DYS Ltd and increases the services we are able to provide to the young people of Donegal as well as providing a positive experience for the participants involved on the project.

    Community Employment vacancies at Donegal Youth Service are listed on our job opportunities page and you can subscribe to receive our News via e-mail.

    For more information on how you could become a CE participant please contact our CE Supervisor Lee Stephenson on 074 91 29630 or e-mail