All Community Employment positions are developmental opportunities, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support you career.

Community Employment Application Details:

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department. For more information on Community Employment a video can be found on in the “Whats Going On” section.

You can also register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ button on the Jobs Ireland website or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre. Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.

Please submit CVs to Marie @ 

Or post to: CE Coordinator, EDI Centre, 11A2 Mastertech Business Park, Athlone Road, Longford, N39 Y0F4.

Phone: 043-3347515

catering assistant, training restaurant and canteen

Position: Catering Assistant

Location: EDI Centre, Longford Town


  • Prepare food
  • Serve food and deal with orders methodically 
  • Carry out temperature control checks
  • Assist with routine cleaning of the kitchen and all equipment and utensils
  • Ensure all health, safety and hygiene procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Stock control
Administration CE vacancy

Position: Administrator

Location: Springlawn, Longford Town


  • Manage phone and email correspondence 
  • Attend weekly activity groups and Set up refreshments for groups
  • Be in attendance at the Centre for residental support, ie, cup of tea and chat
  • Project promotion, ie, design, print and distribute flyers and Centre newsletter
  • Take minutes at managment meetings and send to committee members
  • Facilitate meetings and events
  • General Administration
Acorn Project, Longford Town

Position: Administrator and Support worker

Location: Acorn Project, Longford Town


  • Managing budgets
  • Project co-ordination and Project promotion
  • Recruitment and management of volunteers
  • Administration of grant applications
  • Organising board meetings
  • Facilitating group meetings events
  • Referring individuals to relevant supporting organisations, e.g. counselling, rehabilitation etc
  • General Administration