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South West Inner City Network (SWICN) is a community organization, providing a wide range of services

for adults and young people living in Dublin 8.

If you are interested in improving your skills or just looking for a fun thing to do we will have something

for you.

Upcoming Training & Programmes

Website DIY – Practical WordPress

This crash course was developed to support the new business owners or those who wish to upskill themselves. This training included the hands-on approach to WordPress, setting up your website and promote your business online. The course had been run in December-January for the first time and was highly evaluated by the participants. The new course is starting on the 7th March.

Participation: 15 adults

Grow Your Own – Workshops

The aim is to provide horticultural training and education to individuals who have a desire to make the first step towards a horticultural profession, and also to encourage people to grow their own food and experience gardening and the benefits it brings for health and mental well being.
Participation: 6 adults

First Aid Training

We are happy to offer a certified First Aid Training to those who are looking to work or volunteer in the community environment

Participation: 15 adults

SWICN has the following CE position available:

Community Support Worker (CE)

An applicant for this position should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and a good standard of education. S/he will be capable of working on their own initiative and have good IT skills

Duties include:
– Keep database up to date with records of programmes, participants and volunteers
– Provide support to community worker in the programme organisation and implementation
– Attend meetings and training courses when necessary
– Respect and maintain the confidentiality policy of the service

Please check eligibility for CE positions with your local FAS/Intreo office.

All positions 19.5 hr

SWICN Clubhouse Building, Rainsford St, Dublin 8

Please submit your CV and cover letter to:

SWICN Community Garden 
This year SWICN has taken over community plot at the Weaver’s Square Allotment site. Starting from scratch we have now won a Dublin 8 Allotment Competition.Those interested in gardening are welcome to join our group and get an opportunity to learn how to grow your own and enjoy organic produce. We had a successful year so far with plenty of ¬†vegetables to share. Abundance of fruit shrubs allows for jam making workshops. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates.
Winners of The Dublin 8 Allotment Competition. The competition was run by Dublin City Council and included Weaver’s Square, Bridgefoot St and Inchicore Allotment allotment sites.