New regional project YOUR JOB (Youth Overcoming Unemployment Regionally through Job Opportunities on the Balkans) was presented at the Employment Fair of People with Disabilities #ZaposliOSI on June 12, 2019 in Mostar. The project is implemented by Caritas Network in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia, led by Caritas of Austria with the help of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA).
The project goal is to provide access to professional orientation, first work experience and the ability to start up its own business for young unemployed people aged 15 to 30 who are registered with the Employment Bureau in Mostar and Banja Luka.
Project activities in BiH will be conducted by Diocesan Caritas Banja Luka and Diocesan Caritas Mostar - Duvno and Trebinje – Mrkan is the opening of two youth employment counseling centers in Mostar and Banja Luka; trainings on active job search, seminars for youth skills strengthening, support program for professional training and adult education, an internship program, a business idea incubator and grants for the start-up of social enterprises.
The first Employment of People with Disabilities Fair is organized by the project P.O.W.E.R financed by the European Union through the IPA II cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, implemented by Caritas BiH with partner organizations in BiH and Montenegro. Visitors had the opportunity to look at the exhibition spaces of various exhibitors of associations, non-governmental organizations and institutions, and social enterprises that care and/or hire people with disabilities. We thank the organizers for the opportunity to present YOUR JOB project.