Job Shadow Campaign

Over 600 to ‘shadow’ at 500 workplaces throughout Ireland

April 22, 2015

IASE National Supported Employment Week highlights contribution made by people with disabilities in the workplace

Job Shadow Day, today, Wednesday 22nd April, will see over 600 individuals with a disability shadow a works place mentor at 500 employment sites throughout Ireland. The highlight of IASE National Supported Employment Week, Job Shadow Day promotes equal opportunities for people with disabilities through supported employment.


Taking part? | Read our 5 top tips for Job Shadow Day mentors

March 31, 2015

Tip #1  – Welcome the participant and explain why you’re glad the person has chosen to shadow you for the day. Talk the participant through the works of the company and what you do. Be sure to explain why your job is important to you.


Job Shadow Day 2015 Officially Launched

March 12, 2015

IASE has officially launched the eighth annual National Supported Employment Week which will run from Monday 20th – Sunday 26th April.  Job Shadow Day (Wednesday 22nd April) is the highlight of the week and will see hundreds of people with disabilities take the opportunity to shadow a workplace mentor as he or she goes about a normal working day. Supported by businesswoman Norah Casey, the IASE is calling on businesses throughout the country to promote equal employment opportunities and sign up to participate at


The Employers Guide to Supported Employment

August 22, 2014

About the guide

The Employers Guide to Supported Employment,developed by and STEP Supported Employment, in association with the IASE, is a great resource for employers.

The guide is a plain-speaking, easy-to-navigate document providing information to employers in all areas relating to disability in the workplace.


Taoiseach took part in the national Job Shadow Day 2014

April 11, 2014

Lisa McEvoy from Green Gables Training Centre, a part of the St John of God Menni Services was delighted to “shadow” An Taoiseach on National Job Shadow Day 2014.

Lisa is in her 2nd year of training towards employment programme at Green Gables Rehabilitative Training Centre, where the students train in community development; media studies; preparation for work; numeric and literacy studies amongst others.