Limerick Community Education Network: Development Worker (Part-Time)

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Limerick Community Education Network (LCEN) is a representative network of providers and supporters of community-based adult education in Limerick City. It is 25 years in existence and is recognized locally and nationally as a highly effective model of community collaboration in the field of adult education.

LCEN is pleased to invite applications (by application form only) for the position of Part-Time Development Worker in Community Based Adult Education in Limerick City (17.5 hours p.w). This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic sector and to be part of an established network.

Development Worker
Community - Based Adult Community Education

Main Duties

  • Promote the ethos and the concept of adult community education in the Regeneration areas of Limerick City.
  • Build the capacity of volunteer-led groups to organise and promote community education in their local communities.
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to engage hard-to-reach learners with a view to increasing the participation rates of young adults and under-represented target groups.
  • Liaise with the range of education and training providers and all stakeholders (e.g. LCETB, PAUL Partnership, Limerick City and County Coulcil and HSE) in the provision of adult community-based education and training.
  • Actively support LCEN member organisations to participate in Citywide initiatives including festivals and Limerick Lifelong Learning events.
  • Support the development/implementation of relevant Quality Assurance procedures in community-based adult education.
  • This position is subject to Garda Vetting

For application pack, email

Closing date for applications is 4pm Fri. Jan 25th 2019

Interviews will be held on Mon. Feb. 4th 2019

Limerick Community Education Network is an equal opportunities employer


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