Youth at Work, Upper Austria
Jugend am Werk GmbH accompanies young people and young adults in Upper Austria with a need for support on their personal journey into the world of employment. The aim is to open up and facilitate young people's access to the labour market and to enable their professional success. Young people are supported in their vocational and social development, taking into account individual living environments and special needs.
Commissioned by the Social Ministry in Upper Austria, Youth at Work is the organisation responsible for youth coaching, vocational training assistance, job coaching and driver’s licence coaching.
Youth coaching supports pupils from the 9th year of school in their vocational- and career choices. The aim is to work with young people and their legal guardians to provide career counselling based on their personal skills and interests.
Vocational Training Assistant
The vocational training assistant advises, accompanies and supports participants and their teaching establishments during vocational training as part of an extended apprenticeship or partial qualification until they have been successfully completed.
Job coaching delivers direct support at work on site. Job coaches provide goal-oriented guidance and support at the workplace. This provides young people with tailor-made training and empowers them for daily success at work.
The interconnectivity between the courses, coupled with the commitment and the competence of the Jugend am Werk employees, provides young people with a need for support with a secure foundation for their entry into working life.