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Social coaching

The activity is carried out by the social worker whose responsibility is to raise awareness of the target group about the project, to draft out the individual timetable plan for each client, to assist in writing CV, motivation letters, validation of foreign documents, contacting concrete employers etc. Main objective of this activity is to enable young migrants to deal for themselves, raise their self-confidence, become independent personality and in the end become employed.

The activity is carried out every single working day during the whole project period in Brno, and one working day per week in SOZE office in Olomouc. Social worker assists to clients also out of office, especially in social departments, immigration office and other institutions if needed.

Legal counselling

Legal counselling is carried out by the lawyer who is providing legal consultations. General goal of this activity is to provide clients legal assistance to gain for them factual access to their legal rights and to overcome negative setbacks leading to the social marginalisation of the clients.

Legal counselling is provided in SOZE office in Brno four days a week, one day a week in SOZE office in Olomouc. Upon agreed appointment (appointed by the social worker) the lawyer can provide counselling directly in the foreign communities on project territory (Moravian region of the Czech Republic). Allocation of the legal counselling, similarly to the allocation of the social coaching is up to the allocation of the target group among those two cities.

Requalification courses

This activity is offered to the clients chosen according to certain criteria:

a) Personal criteria: knowledge of language, abilities, personal skills, age, length of stay in CzechRepublic, vulnerability;

b) Factual criteria: actual situation at the local labour market, advantage but not essential is preliminary approval of concrete employer. A link should be established between new labour skills gained by the requalification and concrete job vacancy or interest of concrete employer.

In the frame of this activity the 50 requalification courses will be provided and SOZE is going to cover 90% of requalification costs.

The essential part of the activity lies on negotiations with requalification courses providers, consulting the clients, assessing and evaluating their individual plans drafted by the social worker, consulting the social worker in the matter of client´s labour assertion.

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Jobs to try – paid internship through direct financial support to the employer

Jobs to try are naturally following up requalification courses although
it’s not a condition of utilising this activity. Intense cooperation with
client and contracting of the potential employers is an essential condition prior
to the factual materialisation of the “jobs to try” tool. The jobs to try will
naturally take place at the workplace of employer. General goal of this
activity is to use a new innovative labour tool to overcome employer’s initial
scepticism and to promote better labour integration of the target group and to
provide a real chance of employment using new labour tool for 45 clients during the project time period. Project will cover financial cost of jobs to try for
three months..

Courses of proficient Czech language

SOZE provides 20 courses during project period. Each course includes 100
hour of lessons and have maximum 10 students in one group. Frequency of the
course is 4 hours a week so every course lasts for 25 weeks. Courses are focusing primarily on proficient labour language with regard to the needs of labour integration. The social-cultural courses will also be taught in frame of this activity. Courses are held primarily in the cities of Brno and Olomouc, but upon interest among the clients, can be materialised also in other region cities (Zlín, Ostrava). The activity outcome should be the exam at the officially recognised level, according to the state compulsory Czech language standards, including A-1 level exam, which is an inevitable legal condition to obtain permanent residency permission. The activity gives an option to pass the
language exam in three independent levels, A1- B1¨.

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Accommodation in asylum house

This activity is supposed to cover the situations of the most intensive vulnerability of youths. Clients being in situation of social exclusion and being homeless will have possibility to be accommodated in SOZE asylum house for period of three months. General goal is to prevent homelessness in the most serious cases of social vulnerability of migrants. SOZE will provide asylum housing for max. 3 months to 30 clients, during the first 21 month of project period.

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Reintegration through voluntary return programme

Voluntary return with provided reintegration help is the best way of foreigner´s departure from the country, when his/her residency or social situation became unsustainable or unbearable. The activity should provide possibility of decent return including purchase of travel tickets, and especially with reintegration help such as assistance in starting business in country of return, assistance in looking for job in country of return, requalification course, purchase of expensive tools or just financial contribution for initial living costs.

General goal of activity is to provide social vulnerable migrants with possibility of voluntary return, if their integration has failed and to provide individual reintegration assistance to 30 clients during the project time period

Clients are provided with explanation on the advantages and disadvantages of voluntary return. They are informed on financial limit of reintegration help and basic conditions of its materialisation. Project manager will than draft out labour skills profile of client who is going to be interviewed on his preferences on financial income generating activity in the country of return. Statement of client is going to be made as subject of analysis by project manager and contemplate with labour skills profile and reports on economic and social situation in country of the return