Leixlip Youth and Community Centre

Serving the Community of Leixlip, Co Kildare

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Bake sale and coffee morning Thurs 14th June

Route 66 Social Club are hosting a Bake sale and coffee morning here Thursday 14th June 10am-1pm – please come along and support

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Free TEENS Self Defence Class – Friday 15th June

IKMF Krav Maga Ireland are working with Leixlip Youth and Community Centre to deliver a free 2 hour self defence class for Teens aged 13-16.

Friday 15th June 2018 – 17.30-19.30

IKMF are the original, largest and most veteran Krav Maga federation in the world, and will be using our dedicated Kids/Teens program to deliver this training.

This 2 hour class will be all practical, focusing on providing valuable skills, and enabling Teens to effectively defend themselves and enhance their situational awareness.

This is a FREE EVENT but you must register for tickets through the link here

 

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Newtown House

Work has begun on remedial works to the roof of Newtown House

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From LYCC

The entire community of Leixlip is grieving following the tragic death of Ana. Here at LYCC we knew Ana well as she was a member of many clubs at the Centre and was regularly in and out. We at the Community Centre sympathise deeply with all of the Kreigal family at this time.

In Leixlip the events of the last few days have greatly impacted all of us, those who knew her and those who did not. Ana will remain in all our hearts and minds as we try and come to terms with this tragedy.

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CE Vacancies at the Centre x 2

Youth & Community Worker

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy.  Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more.

Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.

Duties

The Youth & Community work role Reception role involves, supporting visitors to the Youth centre, booking rooms, Youth camps, hall.

-Serving Tea & Coffee in coffee dock area -Planning, delivering , and Supporting Youth Groups & camps

-A good Telephone Manner -Good communication & listening skills -A flexible attitude to teamwork

-Openness to learning & skills development in Reception & Customer Service/ Youth & Community work.

-A friendly manner to support members of the Leixlip Youth centre working alongside Tus & supporting volunteers.

-Commitment to supporting health & safety as part of the team -Some experience / familiarity with Microsoft office would helpful, but full training can be given

-support will be given to explore career, training, and employment options. -Support if childcare is a consideration.

-Hours include evening & weekend work.

-The position is in the above area. This is a developmental/ Activation opportunity, no experience necessary. Support will be given to people, settling in, to develop in the role and beyond.

ACTIVATION PLACE Garda vetting is required for this role. Support given to apply for vetting.

See below link for more details –

https://www.jobsireland.ie/en-US/job-Details?id=2068898 for more details

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DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND NEW CLASSES ADDED

 

 

EXTRA CLASS ON WEDNESDAY 8.15pm-9.15pm

FROM 7th APRIL 2018 CLASSES EVERY SATURDAY

TEXT 086 3270869 for more details

 

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What we do

Leixlip Youth and Community Centre provides a purposes built centre for the youth and community of Leixlip. The centre provides a youth room, community hall, kitchen facilities and rooms to rent to the youth and community.

Youth club

If you are attending 5th/6th Class or Secondary School and live in Leixlip, we have a club for you. Check out the Youth Club page

Community Centre

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By: Rashid Azar