Combatting youth unemployment

We support the JOBLINGE Initiative which provides disadvantaged, unemployed young people with the opportunity to participate in an apprenticeship with the view to gaining long-term employment. 100+ colleagues across Germany are supporting young adults participating in the program.

JOBLINGE focuses on outcomes, aiming for fast but sustainable job placements. The six-month program which has a placement rate of more than 70 percent is a faster, cheaper, and more scalable alternative than similar programs and it is growing rapidly.  To date, 9000+ young people have participated in this program.

The program’s elements are professional vocational orientation, tailored skills coaching, cultural and sports activities, group projects in the orientation phase, real job opportunities at partner companies during the trial and practical phases, and enablement of the participating young people to take responsibility for their own lives. We support JOBLINGE with 1:1 mentoring, job interview training, pro bono legal advice, and financial donations.

Watch our award winning short film on our partnership with JOBLINGE.

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