Amaka is an Employment Officer with the Irish Refugee Council. Her role involves recruiting, coordinating and facilitating employment preparation programmes. She supports clients through access to training and upskilling opportunities in preparation for employment.  While guiding them in finding solutions to different obstacles they may face when entering the world of employment and retaining jobs, Amaka also links clients to relevant networks and resources that support their long-term integration and regularly checks in on them to ensure progress.

 Amaka has over 10 years of work experience as a community worker empowering families and individuals to improve their lives and become more independent. She is a member of the Local Community Development Committee with Fingal Country Council.

She holds a BA in Social and Community Development from Technological University Dublin and recently completed a Level 8 in Adult Guidance Theory and Practice from Maynooth University, studied in human resources and is a qualified massage therapist.

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