Economic empowerment programming is designed to support economic independence among refugee families through labor market integration and the achievement of full financial capability. A key component of economic empowerment programming is early employment services to help refugees prepare for, secure, and retain employment. Work offers not only a chance to earn money and make one’s own decisions, it restores a sense of normalcy and predictability to life, and a way to make friends and to contribute to the receiving community. The resources here focus on practical and proven methods to support refugees and employers in accessing the labor market.
Early Employment & Job Readiness
A EURITA self-assessment tool to help program managers identify the current stage of their early employment and career development programming and to better understand the components of program maturity.
A EURITA self-assessment tool to help employment counselors identify the current stage of their early employment and career development programming and to better understand the components of program maturity.
Economic Empowerment Programming
A EURITA self-assessment tool to help resettlement and integration practitioners identify the current stage of their financial literacy and micro-enterprise programming and to better understand the key components of program maturity.
Employer Engagement & Job Development
This guidance document summarises the findings from an open discussion with employers and provides practical tools for employers to support the inclusion of refugees in the workplace.
Initial Employment Assessment & Service Planning
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A EURITA guidance document for practitioners on implementing standards of cultural orientation (CO) for refugees and asylum seekers. It provides an overview of CO; who should attend, what topics should be covered, modalities for delivery and how to make sessions interactive.Read more...
This EURITA resource, designed for Cultural Orientation (CO) providers, is a compilation of supplemental lesson plans on eight key topics which are essential to newcomers in Europe and can be incorporated into an existing pre or post arrival CO training.Read more...