Blitz/Coaching Coordinator

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Blitz/Coaching Coordinator (Club) - Wicklow - (INTE-709268)

As part of the GAA/JobBridge internship scheme, six Blitz/Coaching Coordinator roles have been designated to Wicklow GAA. The closing date for applications is 5th October. More details below

This placement will be advertised online at and from Wednesday 12th September. Hannah Horan, Leinster Council has been nominated to receive all application forms for this placement. Please note the following important actions and dates during the recruitment process:

Any member of the club that wish to apply for one of these intern positions must check out and - deadline for completed application forms must be with hannah horan, aras leighean. Portlaoise co. Laois before friday 5th october as interviews start from 10th - 17th october


Apply to jobbridge


Deadline for applications



Commence placement


Mon. 3rd sept

Wed. 12th sept

Fri. 5th october

Wed. 10th - wed. 17th oct

Wed. 10th - wed. 17th oct

Mon. 5th nov.


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Supervisor/ mentor

Supervisor/ mentor

Supervisor/ intern

These positions will involve organising blitzes, coaching in primary schools, post primary schools etc>>>

Am I eligible?

Note: This is ONLY a guide. You must visit your local social welfare office or in the case of those in receipt of Disability Allowance post the relevant forms to social welfare services to confirm your eligibility if you are selected by a host organisation as a potential intern. 

Q. Are you  unemployed and actively seeking work? 

If  YES 

Q. Have you been in receipt of any of the following for a minimum of three months? 
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Jobseekers Benefit
  • One Parent Family Payment
  • Disability Allowance
  • Signing for social insurance contribution credits

If you have answered YES to any of the above and you are actively seeking employment - then this scheme may be for you! 

To be  eligible for a place as an intern you must have a live claim and be currently in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance/ Jobseekers Benefit/ One Parent Family Payment/ Disability Allowance or signing for Social Insurance Contribution Credits for  3 months (78 days) or more in the last 6 months. 

Periods spent on Back to Education Allowance, VTOS, FÁS/Fáilte Ireland Training course, Youthreach, FIT, Community Employment Schemes, TUS, the Rural Social Scheme, Back to Work Scheme, Back to Work Enterprise Allowance, FÁS Job Initiative or Job Assist will count towards meeting the eligibility of JobBridge provided: 
  • The individual has completed these programmes
  • Has a live claim
  • Is in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance/ Jobseekers Benefit/ One Parent Family Payment/ Disability Allowance or signing for Social Insurance Contribution Credits immediately before commencing on JobBridge.
If you are not on the above payments or are in receipt of Blind Pension or Widows Pension you are  ineligible to participate in JobBridge even if you are also receiving half rate Jobseekers Benefit.  Remember You do not need to confirm your eligibility until you have been selected by a host organisation
  • If you are selected, the host organisation will provide you with an eligibility (UP51C) form 
  • Your local Social Welfare office will complete the form to confirm your eligibility.
  • If eligibility is confirmed, the Social Welfare office returns (for eligible clients only) the form to JobBridge for processing.
  • Individuals who are ineligible will have the form(s) returned to them by the Social Welfare office/Social Welfare Services and you must notify the Host Organisation that you are ineligible to participate on JobBridge


  • You will receive an allowance equivalent to your current Social Welfare allowance plus an additional €50 per week for the duration of the internship (internship allowance). 
  • The internship allowance will be paid in arrears and it is expected that participants will receive this top-up allowance approximately 2 weeks after commencing on the programme. 
  • All payments of the Internship Allowance will be made by the Department of Social Protection via Electronic Fund Transfer into the intern's bank account.