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Monaghan Sports Council     Monaghan County Development Board


Monaghan Sports Partnership


is launching a new programme for Jobseekers


Link 2b Active

Community Coaching Programme 2011



‘Link 2B Active’ is a programme first piloted by South Dublin Sports Partnership to offer jobseekers discounted rates in local sports facilities. If you are a jobseeker, a number of sporting facilities in County Monaghan are offering you the opportunity to get active and stay active with special deals as part of the ‘Link 2B Active’ Programme(details will be available on our website from Friday 16th September).


Monaghan Sports Partnership has expanded on the ‘Link 2b Active’ initiative by launching its ‘Community Coaching Programme’ which offers jobseekers the opportunity to avail of a range of coaching certificates along with a whole programme of valuable information and advice.


Interested applicants must have a keen interest in sports coaching and sports development, be over 21 years of age, and available to attend training sessions Monday to Wednesday (10.00am – 2.30pm) over an eight week period at a mid Monaghan venue.


The course content will include the following modules;


Sports Coaching Awards*
GAA, FAI, Rugby, Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Olympic Handball, Athletics, Active Leadership


Non-sports workshops*
Child Protection, First Aid, Disability Awareness, Diversity Awareness


Information workshops and advice*
Money Advice & Budgeting (MABS), FÁS training, Adult Education Guidance (AEGIS), Monaghan Volunteer Centre, CV Preparation & Interview Skills


Work Experience Module
In order to successfully complete the entire training programme, participants must be committed to voluntarily delivering sports activities in their own local area as part of an eight week work experience module following the training.


* The committee reserves the right to make changes to this programme

Shortlisting of candidates will apply. The committee’s decision on the selection of candidates is final.


Successful candidates should be available to start the course on the morning of Monday, 10th October 2011


Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd September 2011 at 5.00pm.


Application forms and further details are available below;


Course Information Sheet

Application Form



If you know of someone who would be interested in this programe and does not have internet access, information can also be posted to them.


Please contact;
Monaghan Sports Partnership
c/o Ballybay Town Council Offices
Main Street, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan
Tel: 042-9755126


The ‘Link 2B Active’ Programme was developed with the co-operation of South County Dublin Sports Partnership and is funded by the Irish Sports Council.