Youth Employability Initiative 2018/19

November 16, 2018

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, has announced a new fund of up to €1 million which will provide funding to voluntary youth services to support programmes that target young people to improve their employability and achieve career goals.  The specific aim of the scheme is to target young people aged between 16-24 years of age who are not currently in employment, education or training, in order for them to attain a level of confidence and agency to engage in currently available programmes or services.  Mayo Sligo and Leitrim ETB will be administering this Initiative on behalf of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Please find below the following documentation in relation to the scheme:

·        YEI 2018 Application Form

·        Youth Employability Application Brief

·        YEI Guidance Note

Please noteDeadline for submission of applications to MSLETB is 12 noon, Wednesday 12th December 2018 (Hard copies only).   Applications to be sent to Shane McManus, Youth Officer, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB, Quay Street, Sligo, F91 XH96. 

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