Maria Nolan, supervisor of the Rathdown and District Neighborhood Employment Group in Greystones, is to retire after 17 years of neighborhood service.
he Neighborhood Employment (CE) Programme is designed to assist long run unemployed individuals to get again to work by providing half time and momentary placements in jobs inside the area people.
Throughout her 17 years of service, Maria has helped and monitored over 150 women and men, who had beforehand been unemployed, to return into the everlasting workforce, to additional their training or to begin their very own companies.
They did this utilizing the brand new experiences, coaching and abilities gained whereas collaborating within the scheme.
The scheme is sponsored and grant aided by the Division of Social Safety.
Rathdown and District CE Group contains native church buildings, sports activities golf equipment and neighborhood help teams.
Wesley Galloway, Chairman of the group, stated “Maria has developed a profitable programme for members, providing very diversified alternatives for studying new abilities.
“She achieved a excessive development price of members into additional employment. This development is nicely above the nationwide common.
“We’re delighted with Greystones’ success and we want Maria nicely in her retirement.”
The group has welcomed its new supervisor, Laura Flood, to the scheme.