Placement at Learning Hub Limerick – FAQ
WHAT ARE THE HOURS?
You’ll work 11pm – 6pm Monday to Thursday
WHERE IS THE LEARNING HUB?
We’re in Kileely, just next to Thomond Park. Find us on Google Maps!!
DO I GET PAID?
It’s an unpaid placement the Learning Hub will try to accommodate any part-time work you may have. We pay a small amount (€X) towards travel expenses
WHAT WILL I DO?
You’ll be assigned tasks for your placement working with Hub coordinators, staff and other placement students
You will report to Project Coordinator James Blake
WHO WILL I BE WORKING WITH?
You’ll work with children, young people and adults from our immediate catchment area as well as those from around the city and county
WHAT DOES THE WORK INVOLVE?
You can work in a wide range of different activities
We have weekly classes in Kickboxing, Creative Writing Art, Science, Music and English language: we need your help for all of these!
We also operate a Youth Café, a recording studio too and a flood-lit AstroTurf play area
As well as the day to day work we do, we also work on events throughout the year, some of these are:
- Prepare for event
- Set up sound and video recording equipment
- Help with the running of the even
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
- Build a float
- Design Costumes
- Take the float and the children through Limerick City
- Help set up the show
- Assist the science ‘magician’
- Blow children’s minds with the power of science!
Music Concerts and Showcases
- Help to set up the event (sound, seats and treats)
- Film and record the children’s work
- Enjoy the party!
- Pick the apples
- Bag and box them
- Enjoy some healthy apple juice!
Halloween Haunted House
- Design the Haunted House
- Use sound, light and props
- Act in the Haunted House to be suitably terrifying!
Summer and Easter Camps
- Develop new projects for the camps
- Deliver workshops
- Document the process
Healthy Eating Programmes
- Learn healthy and interesting recipes
- Help parents to learn about healthy eating and the benefits of it to their lives
Everything we do needs to be documented on film or in written form and used to regularly update our website, Facebook and Twitter
Who do we need?
We need open-minded people with energy and a willingness to learn, people with some get-up-and-go who will work hard using the knowledge they already have and show a willingness to expand their own horizons
What skills do you need to have to come here?
It would help if you are interested in any one (or combination of) art, sport, music, creative writing, teaching, IT, journalism, film, publishing or science or even if you are keen on learning about these things, this is the placement for you!
Find out more on Facebook or on Twitter (learninghublimk)
Learning Hub Limerick
Kileely House, New Road
Tel: 061 453099