Job fairs and events calendar

The Department for Communities partners with local stakeholders including councils, employers and community and voluntary support organisations to deliver job fairs, employability and information events throughout the year. Upcoming events are listed below.

    April 2024

    Ballymena Jobs & Benefits office presents Universal Credit & Job Support Sessions

    Portglenone Library, 19 Townhill Road, Ballymena BT44 8AD
    Thursday 25 April 2024, 10.30am - 1.00pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Universal Credit
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day
    • Support organisations available to you

    Carrickfergus Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Carrickfergus Library  2 Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DQ
    Thursday 25 April 2024, 2.00pm-4.00pm – CV Workshop

    Come along for support and information on various topics around job searches and applications

    Coleraine Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Causeway Rural and Urban Network (CRUN), Coleraine
    Tuesday 23 April 2024, 10.00am - 12.00pm (Help with application forms)
    Tuesday 30 April 2024, 10.00am - 12.00pm (Job interview techniques)

    Enniskillen Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Lisnaskea Library 157-159 Main St, Lisnaskea, BT92 0JE
    Thursday 25 April 2024,  2.00pm – 4.00pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Department for the Economy’s Careers Service
    • CV and interview skills 
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day

    Lisburn Jobs & Benefits office presents Universal Credit Information Sessions

    Action Mental Health - 21c Railway St Lisburn
    Wednesday 24 April 2024, 11.00am – 1.00pm

    Atlas Centre 7 Bachelors Walk, Lisburn BT28 1XJ
    Thursday 25 April 2024, 10.00am - 12.00pm

    Glencare Community Group - St Clares Hall 55 Chapel Rd, Glenavy, BT29 4LX
    Friday 26 April 2024, 10.00am - 12.00pm

    Drop in for support, help and information on setting up an account and how to maintain your account.  Contact Lisburn Jobs & Benefits office for more details.

    Newcastle Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Support Sessions

    Castlewellan Library, Main Street, Castlewellan BT31 9DA
    Friday 26 April 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • CV help
    • Support to apply for jobs

    Newtownabbey Jobs & Benefits office presents Universal Credit & Job Support Sessions

    Cloughfern Library, 2A Kings Crescent, Newtownabbey BT37 0DH
    Tuesday 23 April 2024, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Universal Credit
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day

    North Belfast Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Belfast Central Library, Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1EA
    Friday 26 April 2024, 10.00am – 12.00pm

    We can offer help with:

    • CVs
    • Job applications
    • Job search
    • Interview techniques

    North Belfast Jobs & Benefits office presents North Belfast Area Universal Credit Information Sessions

    Ardoyne Library 446-450 Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 7GH/Chichester Library 109 Salisbury Avenue, Belfast BT15 5EB
    Check with Library or North Belfast Benefit Jobs & Benefits for Dates and Times

    Belfast Central Library, Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1EA
    Wednesday 24 April 2024, 9.30am– 3.30pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Universal Credit
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day
    • Support organisations available to you

    No appointments needed.

    Shaftesbury Square Jobs & Benefits office presents Employability and Training Information Event

    GEMS, 34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast
    Wednesday 24 April 2024, 10.00am – 1.00pm

    Various employability and training providers will attend including:

    • Prince’s Trust
    • Gateway to Choices
    • Belfast Works Connect
    • People First
    • Bryson Maximise Employment
    • West Belfast Job Fair

    Shaftesbury Square Jobs & Benefits office presents Universal Credit Information Sessions

    Belfast Foyer (Malone Road)
    Tuesday 30 April, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

    Suffolk Community Centre
    Wednesday 24 April 2024, 10.00am - 1.00pm

    Windsor Women’s Centre
    Wednesday 24 April 2024, 11.00am - 1.00pm

    Drop In for support, help and information on setting up an account and how to maintain your account. Contact Shaftesbury Square Jobs & Benefits office for more details.

    Strabane Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Aughabrack Community Hall, Plumbridge
    Tuesday 30 April 2024 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

    Glenelly House 11b Main St, Plumbridge, BT79 8AA
    Tuesday 23 April 2024, 10.30am – 12.30pm

    Gortin Community Centre 62 Main Street, Gortin, BT79 8NH
    Tuesday 30 April 2024 10.30am – 12.30pm (with DfE Careers Service)

    Newtownstewart Library 2 Main St, Newtownstewart, BT78 9AA
    Tuesday 23 April 2024, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

    Sollus Centre Bready Bready, Strabane BT82 0EB
    Thursday 25 April 2024 10.30am – 12.30pm (with NOW Group)

    • Come along for support and information on:
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day

    West Belfast Job Fair

    Park Centre, Donegall Road, Belfast BT12 6HN
    Friday 26 April 2024, 11.00am - 1.00pm

    Everyone Welcome Admission Free

    Find job opportunities and chat with local employers from various sectors and improve your employment prospects with practical advice and support.

    For further information email: ucemployeradviser.falls@dfcni.gov.uk

    May 2024

    Carrickfergus Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Carrickfergus Library  2 Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DQ
    Thursday 2 May 2024, 2.00pm-4.00pm – Job Searching & Applications
    Thursday 9 May 2024, 2.00pm-4.00pm – Interview Skills

    Come along for support and information on various topics around job searches and applications

    Enniskillen Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Irvinestown Library Main St, Irvinestown, BT94 1GT
    Wednesday 1 May  2.00pm – 4.00pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Department for the Economy’s Careers Service
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available

    Support to apply for jobs on the day

    Newcastle Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Support Sessions

    Castlewellan Library, Main Street, Castlewellan BT31 9DA
    Friday 31 May 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Newcastle Library, 141-143 Main Street Newcastle BT33 0AE
    Wednesday 1 May 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • CV help
    • Support to apply for jobs

    Newtownabbey Jobs & Benefits office presents Universal Credit & Job Support Sessions

    Cloughfern Library, 2A Kings Crescent, Newtownabbey BT37 0DH
    Tuesday 21 May 2024, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

    Glengormley Library, 40 Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey BT36 6HP
    Wednesday 1 May 2024, 10.00am – 1.00pm

    Rathcoole Library, 2 Rosslea Way, Newtownabbey BT37 9BZ
    Tuesday 7 May 2024, 10.00am – 1.00pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Universal Credit
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day

    North Atlantic Coast Virtual Job Fair

    Online event via www.crossborderjobfair.com
    Wednesday 29 May 2024, 10.00am – 3.00pm

    Jobs & Benefits offices (located in the North Atlantic Coast area)* in partnership with the Department of Social Protection & the Cross Border Partnership

    for Employment Services are hosting a Cross Border Virtual Job Fair. This event will showcase job opportunities with employers from a variety of sectors from the North Atlantic Coast border region.

    *Participating Jobs & Benefits office are: Coleraine, Ballymoney, Limavady, Foyle, Lisnagelvin and Strabane.

    North Belfast Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Club Sessions

    Belfast Central Library, Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1EA
    Friday 10 May 2024, 10.00am – 12.00pm

    We can offer help with:

    • CVs
    • Job applications
    • Job search
    • Interview techniques

    North West Border Regions Virtual Job Fair

    Online event via www.crossborderjobfair.com
    Wednesday 1 May 2024, 10.00am – 3.00pm

    North West region Jobs & Benefits offices in partnership with the Department of Social Protection & the Cross Border Partnership for Employment Services is hosting a Cross Border Virtual Job Fair.

    This event will showcase job opportunities with employers from a variety of sectors from the North West border region.

    Omagh Jobs & Benefits office presents Information Event with Local Support Organisations

    Omagh Jobs & Benefits office Crown Buildings, 7 Mountjoy Road, Omagh BT79 7BB
    Wednesday 1 May 2024, 11.00am – 1.00pm

    Organisations and support services attending include:

    • Make The Call
    • DfC’s Discretionary Support team
    • Northern Ireland Housing Executive
    • Land & Property Services Outreach Team
    • Consumer Council for Northern Ireland
    • Christians Against Poverty
    • St Vincent de Paul
    • Omagh Foodbank

    June 2024

    Newcastle Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Support Sessions

    Castlewellan Library, Main Street, Castlewellan BT31 9DA
    Friday 28 June 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Newcastle Library, 141-143 Main Street Newcastle BT33 0AE
    Wednesday 5 June 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • CV help
    • Support to apply for jobs

    Newtownabbey Jobs & Benefits office presents Universal Credit & Job Support Sessions

    Cloughfern Library, 2A Kings Crescent, Newtownabbey BT37 0DH
    Tuesday 25 June 2024, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

    Glengormley Library, 40 Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey BT36 6HP
    Wednesday 5 June 2024, 10.00am – 1.00pm

    Rathcoole Library, 2 Rosslea Way, Newtownabbey BT37 9BZ
    Tuesday 11 June 2024, 10.00am – 1.00pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Universal Credit
    • CV and interview skills
    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • Support to apply for jobs on the day

    July 2024

    Newcastle Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Support Sessions

    Castlewellan Library, Main Street, Castlewellan BT31 9DA
    Friday 26 July 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Newcastle Library, 141-143 Main Street Newcastle BT33 0AE
    Wednesday 3 July 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • CV help
    • Support to apply for jobs

    August 2024

    Newcastle Jobs & Benefits office presents Job Support Sessions

    Castlewellan Library, Main Street, Castlewellan BT31 9DA
    Friday 30 August 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Newcastle Library, 141-143 Main Street Newcastle BT33 0AE
    Wednesday 7 August 2024, 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Come along for support and information on:

    • Job search and job opportunities available
    • CV help
    • Support to apply for jobs

     

    To find out more on any of the events listed above, contact your Work Coach or local Jobs & Benefits office

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