15.1 C
Friday, September 24, 2021

A new beginning for the Job Center of the Municipality of Athens


Tennis, Athletics and Self Defense at OPANDA

The registrations for the Sports Learning Academies (tennis, athletics and self-defense) of OPANDA open on Friday 17/09/21, for children 6-15 years old, adults, and candidates ...

The INNOVATHENS program for September

With a specially designed according to the needs of the market and the trends of modern business, INNOVATHENS inaugurates the educational season, the node ...

Program for the prevention of child abuse in the kindergartens of the Municipality of Athens

With the aim of preventing and dealing with child abuse begins in September 2021, the implementation of a special program of Terre des hommes Hellas in ...

"Art on the road, let's visit the museums": The new campaign in collaboration with the Municipality of Athens and Interbus

The arts are an integral part of the cultural identity of Athens and part of the daily life of its inhabitants. The Municipal Authority follows a new strategy that ...

Vaccination program at home by the Municipality of Athens

The Municipality of Athens continues to contribute, by all means and in every way, to the national effort to deal with the coronavirus and return to normalcy ....

"Together we make the new beginning" is the slogan of the Job Center of the Municipality of Athens, which closed a year of pilot operation and continues making a new beginning in its own course. It is now being upgraded and integrated in the structures of the municipality and specifically in the service of the Community Center.

74 people found work

74 people found work during the first year of operation of the Job Center of the Municipality of Athens and 213 people are in the process of professional reintegration. The Job Center that was created for the first time in Greece on its initiative British American Tobacco aims to reintegrate vulnerable social groups into the labor market. The Center started with the people who live in Social Housing of the Municipality of Athens and soon extended to other social groups that use the social services of the municipality.


The beneficiaries

At results evaluation event, held at the City Hall were symbolically awarded some beneficiaries of the Job Center. The people of the Center were very happy, however, those who were absent, because they were working.

"I have not found a job yet but I have found myself since I went to the job Center" declares, taking her prize, one young mother from Bulgaria, who attended Greek lessons at the Center.

He also attended Greek language courses 72-year-old African-American, former homeless who lives in a municipal hostel and works as a volunteer at the Job Center "I went to the Center for my children to find work. Today my eldest daughter works. I entered the building of Agios Konstantinos 14 and met her Ms. Chara Roufa in charge of the operation and I found the joy " says characteristically. "It simply came to our notice then. Listen to my story. "I thought there are people who want to help, there is love."

The Center should continue to exist "Even if the mayor changes" asked one of the 45 graduates of the Greek, English and computer programs.

Joseph of Egypt confessed how "In Greece and at the Job Center he found the smile that does not need translation goes straight from one heart to another."


The Job Center provides:

• Individual meetings with employment counselors and social workers
• Psychosocial support groups
• Experiential Training Workshops
• Cooperation with potential employers, employment agencies, social agencies, etc. for the possibility of employment of those who meet the requirements set.

Holistic model

"We consider it very important that these people complete the social solidarity program with their professional reintegration" she tells him Athens 9.84 Maria Stratigaki Deputy Mayor for Social Solidarity, Welfare & Equality. "Social solidarity alone is not an integrated social intervention.
The first year of operation of the Center is due to the sponsorship of British American Tobacco. "Now we continue with the same forces and aim to upgrade it with EU funds through the NSRF for the next three years."

"Our mission is to activate these people in every way possible" points out Elisabeth Georgiou scientific director of the Job Center. "Through a holistic model of mobilizing and supporting them, all the way, from search to adaptation. The first step is to find a job but the next is to keep it. We cooperate with employers for cleaning services, for security services, for the care of the elderly ".


Days and hours of operation: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00 - 16:00
Contact: 210 5210624
695 1006496
[email protected]
(except holidays)

Kalliopi Aslanidou

Israel: Prohibits unvaccinated teachers from teaching unless they test negative

Teachers who have not been vaccinated for COVID-19 will be barred from entering schools unless they have a certificate that they have been tested for ...

US-France crisis: Reconciliation "will take time and action", the two countries' foreign ministers acknowledge

The United States recognizes that reconciliation with France after the submarine crisis "will take time" and "actions" on the part of Washington, said yesterday ...

After the FDA and the CDC lights up "green" for third installments of Pfizer in people 65 years and older

The competent advisory committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the main federal public health service, recommended yesterday, Thursday, to administer a third installment ...

US: window open for talks with Iran over nuclear program but will not remain open forever

The United States announced today that Iran did not give "any indication" during the annual UN General Assembly on the date in ...

Brazil: 648 deaths due to COVID-19, over 24.600 cases in 24 hours

The Ministry of Health of Brazil announced yesterday Thursday that in the previous 24 hours 648 patients with COVID-19 succumbed and 24.611 cases of ...

Snorkeling is ignored in Paliouri, Halkidiki

Investigations are underway by the Coast Guard in the sea area of ​​Paliouri in Halkidiki to locate a missing foreign underwater fisherman. In the area operates a ...

Anxiety in Thebes: 85 weak earthquakes in the last 24 hours

A seismic tremor of magnitude 3,1 on the Richter scale occurred at 22:28 in Thebes, while in the last hours many smaller, before and after, have been recorded ...


With "Music of the stars" the Hill of Nymphs in Thissio will flood

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 21:00, Nymph Hill, Thissio "Music of the stars". A special musical tour of the starry firmament with the piano of Takis ...

Ministry of Culture: Modification of the schedule of the archeological site of the Acropolis on Saturday

The Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that the Acropolis and Slopes Archaeological Site will remain exceptionally closed to visitors on Saturday, September 25 ...

Athens neighborhoods acquire new sidewalks - 24 million euro budget upgrade project underway

The effort of the Municipality of Athens to create the appropriate conditions for the improved daily life with emphasis on security and ...

Tomorrow by NTUA European Researcher Night - Focus on Climate Change

Tomorrow, Friday, September 24, 2021, the National Technical University of Athens, for the eighth consecutive year, is connected with the European Researchers' Night in an Interconnected ...

"SELFISH": Doctors Without Borders on Premiere Nights

Médecins Sans Frontières documentary "SELFISH" is hosted at the 27th Athens International Film Festival Premiere Nights. The screening will take place on Monday 27 ...