Community Creating Jobs, CCJ, is a national collective of like-minded individuals who came together to answer the challenges born from the decline in their communities. Founded by Dunhill Rural Enterprises Ltd (DREL) and Carbery Enterprise Group, in 2011, it is a country wide movement which wishes to do something positive and innovative to address the issues of unemployment and involuntary emigration. 

CCJ has a website ( and publishes a Quarterly Newsletter. CCJ operates on a fully voluntary basis and currently has no paid staff. It has, from time to time, had the services of community employment scheme workers. 

In addition to activities directly associated with the design and delivery of its community enterprise model, the Board members active in CCJ have a wide range of experiences in community planning, participatory processes, social enterprise development and management, strategic planning in the community and voluntary sector, education and training, social finance provision and enterprise development.