Your first EURES job 4.0

A. For job seekers

Are you…

  • Aged 18-35?
  • a national and legal resident of a EU-28 or EFTA/EEA country (Iceland and Norway)?
  • unable to find a job or training opportunity in your country?
  • willing to relocate to another EU country, Norway or Iceland for at least six months for a job ,traineeship or apprenticeship?

If the answer to all those questions is “Yes”, then Your first EURES job could be the solution for you.

What is in it for me?

Your first EURES job is a European Union job mobility scheme to help young people find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship opportunity in another EU country, Norway or Iceland and to help employers find qualified workforce. It aims to match hard to fill vacancies with young jobseekers and people looking for job based trainings across Europe.

Through Your first EURES job you can get financial support for an interview trip abroad, as well as for training (e.g. language courses), recognition of qualifications and relocation expenses.

What qualification do I need?

Your first EURES job is opened to candidates with different levels of education and/or work experience.

How can I take part?

The “Your first EURES job” guide sets out the conditions and rules governing participation.

Please find below the links to the lead employment services and their partner employment services offering the scheme. If your country does not yet offer these services, you can contact any of the organizations listed below, preferably the lead employment services.

For more details, you can also see the list of employment services and their partners at EU level.

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B. For Employers

Are you…

  • a business based in an EU country, Norway or Iceland?
  • looking to recruit young people with a certain profile and cannot find them in your own country?
  • willing to hire workers, trainees or apprentices aged 18-35 from other EU countries, Norway or Iceland?
  • able to provide on-the-job training and other support for the recruited candidates?

If the answer to all those questions is Yes, then Your first EURES job could be the solution for you.

What is in it for my company?

Your first EURES job is European Union job mobility scheme to help employers find qualified workers and to help young Europeans find a job or work-based training opportunity in another Member State, Norway or Iceland. It aims to match hard to fill vacancies with motivated young candidates across Europe.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for financial support to cover some of the training costs and helping the new employee, trainee or apprentice get settled.

What  about pay and conditions?

Employers have to pay a salary and social security or other benefits in accordance with the national labour law. They must also provide a written work contract of at least six months.

How can we take part?

The “Your first EURES job” guide sets out the conditions and rules governing participation.

Please find below the links to the lead employment services and their partner employment services offering the scheme. If your country does not yet offer these services, you can contact any of the organizations listed below, preferably the lead employment services.

For more details, you can also see the list of employment services and their partners at EU level.

 

C. Informative material

website: www.yourfirsteuresjob.eu

EURES – Guide

EURES – Leaflet

YFEJ 4.0 Ρesults

 

With the support from the European Union Programme “EaSi 2014-2020”

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