Employment and training (Development and housing)

27 MAY

This activity is best explained by some general examples of the activities a charity may undertake within this category. The examples are not an exhaustive list. They are presented as a guide. A charity’s experience or interpretation of the category may be different. See Charity Activities.

Employment and training

Job training programs – Organisations providing and supporting apprenticeship programs, internships, on-the-job training and other training programs.

Example: an organisation assists long-term unemployed people to create a resumé, apply for jobs, and prepare for interviews.

Vocational counselling and guidance – Includes career counselling and guidance, testing and related services.

Example: an organisation provides services to young people who have disengaged from school to explore career, education, or training options.

Vocational rehabilitation and sheltered workshops – Organisations that promote self-sufficiency and income generation through job training and employment.

Example: an organisation works with businesses and people with a disability to provide those workers with employment.


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