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In order to apply for a job and for financial support, you must fulfil the conditions.

The project supports European mobility and sustainable recruitments with fair working conditions.

The project cannot support employment within businesses with high turnover or with one or more days of unpaid trial work or training before employment or which offers only commission with no fixed wages.

It mainly supports jobs, but through the project partner the Azores (IEFP), a small number of traineeships may also be included. Apprenticeships are not included.

It is obligatory to have contact with EURES in order to apply for the project. We can help you to find a job and inform you on what to think about before starting to work abroad.

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Young candidates can qualify for:

Important:

Please note that the project can no longer approve support to jobseekers for jobs within the sector Business support/call center. This also applies when employers operating within this sector seek support through the project. Experience shows that support for jobs within this sector is not compatible with the project's basic purpose, which is to promote sustainable employment and mobility in Europe through recruitments of good quality.
 


What financial support can be provided and how to apply?

Interview trip

Find a job in Europe through the EURES portal where available jobs from all EU countries and Norway and Iceland are published. If you add your CV to the site, registered employers can find your specific competence.

You can contact any of the eight countries within the Consortium to get information about the project and current job opportunities. For further job matching towards jobs in Europe you may also contact your local EURES Adviser.

You can apply for financial support for a job interview in another EU country and Norway and Iceland if you are invited by an employer. The allowance varies according to the country of destination, from EUR 100 to EUR 350.

It is obligatory to have contact with EURES/PES (Public Employment Service) in order to apply for the project.
 

HOW TO APPLY:
 
  • fill in the Application for travelling expenses for job interview, print and sign it,
  • attach a document from the employer confirming the invitation to the job interview (an official invitation from employer, including date, time, location, must be attached to application),
  • attach a copy of your passport, travel documents or bookings (copy of receipt for public trasportation, fuel, vignette), qualification or diploma or CV (in English or German language), job vacancy, account statement which shows that you are the holder of the bank account,
  • scan and send it by e-mail to: YFEJ@ess.gov.si or post it to: Zavod RS za zaposlovanje, Območna služba Celje, YFEJ, Ljubljanska cesta 14, 3001 Celje, Slovenia,
  • after attending the interview send us the Confirmation of attendance job interview form.

You cannot receive the same kind of support from both your employer and from the project. But it is possible for you to choose not to accept support from your employer and then apply for support from the project instead.

You must apply for the financial support latest the day before the interview takes place, the financial support cannot be provided retroactively.

Please note that you will be obliged to reimburse the whole amount if you do not start your new job or if you leave your job before 6 months, if you do not have duly motivated and lawful reasons to do so. If that happens please inform us immediately.

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Relocation allowance

You can apply for financial support if you relocate to another EU country and Norway and Iceland to start a new job and you are between 18-35 years of age.

The project supports European mobility and sustainable recruitments with fair working conditions. 

The project cannot support employment within businesses with high turnover or with one or more days of unpaid trial work or training before employment or which offers only commission with no fixed wages.

CONDITIONS:
 
  • the job applied for must have a duration of at least 6 months and you are expected to stay the whole period,
  • wages and work conditions must be in accordance with national labour market law and praxis, such as collective agreements or minimum wage,
  • you do not apply for or accept a job which entails that you are employed in one country and posted in another country.

The support is a flat rate according to country of destination, from EUR 700 to EUR 1400.

It covers part of the travel and subsistence costs, including travel insurance and accommodation incurred when settling in the country of destination (not applicable to cross-border commuters or to candidates temporarily living and looking for a job, apprenticeship in another EU, EFTA/EEA country).

It is obligatory to have contact with EURES/PES (Public Employment Service) in order to apply for the project.


HOW TO APPLY:
 
  • fill in the Application for financial support for relocation expenses, print and sign it,
  • attach a copy of your passport, travel documents or bookings (copy of receipt for public trasportation, fuel, vignette), qualification or diploma or CV (in English or German language), job vacancy, account statement which shows that you are the holder of the bank account,
  • scan and send it by e-mail to: YFEJ@ess.gov.si or post it to: Zavod RS za zaposlovanje, Območna služba Celje, YFEJ, Ljubljanska cesta 14, 3001 Celje, Slovenia.

The project will ask your employer to send in a Confirmation of employment, no later than 4 weeks after your first day at work. We cannot grant any financial support until we have received the Confirmation of employment from your employer.

You cannot receive the same kind of support from both your employer and from the project. But it is possible for you to choose not to accept support from your employer and then apply for support from the project instead.

The application must be submitted to Your first EURES job Sweden at the latest the day before the work starts.

Please note that you will be obliged to reimburse the whole amount if you do not start your new job or if you leave your job before 6 months, if you do not have duly motivated and lawful reasons to do so. If that happens please inform us immediately.

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Other financial support

Any jobseeker can qualify for recruitment and financial support as long as he or she is pre-selected for a vacancy in another EU EFTA/EEA country. The flat-rate allowances cover part of the travel, insurance and subsistence costs incurred during the interview trip and expenses related to moving before receiving the first salary payment.

Young candidates can also apply for partial reimbursement of the costs of:

  • language courses,
  • recognition of qualifications,
  • mobility in case of special needs,
  • subsistence allowance for trainees.
     

Recognition of qualifications

If you have got a job, been pre-selected or have good chances of finding a job in another EU country, Norway or Iceland and based on a need to have your academic and/or professional qualifications recognized in your new country of work, you may qualify for financial support towards the costs incurred.

The costs incurred with the recognition of qualifications may include: certified copies and/or translations, administrative proceedings, supervised practices (or trainings) and/or aptitude tests. 

It is obligatory to have contact with EURES/PES (Public Employment Service) in order to apply for the project.


HOW TO APPLY:
 
  • fill in the Application for reimbursement of costs with recognition of academic and/or professional qualifications, print and sign it,
  • attach a copy of your passport, travel documents or bookings (copy of receipt for public trasportation, fuel, vignette), job vacancy, account statement which shows that you are the holder of the bank account,
  • scan and send it by e-mail to: YFEJ@ess.gov.si or post it to: Zavod RS za zaposlovanje, Območna služba Celje, YFEJ, Ljubljanska cesta 14, 3001 Celje, Slovenia,
  • attach a copy of your national academic qualification certificate or professional qualification certificate.

You may claim payment of financial support, fixed rate of EUR 400, after submission of the recognition request to the competent clarification body.

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Language course

If you have got a job, been pre-selected or have good chances of finding a job in another EU country, Norway or Iceland, and have a need to attend a shorter language course (maximum 8 weeks) in order to facilitate your work, you may be eligible to apply for support.

It is obligatory to have contact with EURES/PES (Public Employment Service) in order to apply for the project.

HOW TO APPLY:
 
  • fill in the Application for attendance and reimbursement of a language course, print and sign it,
  • attach a copy of your passport, travel documents or bookings (copy of receipt for public trasportation, fuel, vignette), qualification or diploma or CV (in English or German language), job vacancy, account statement which shows that you are the holder of the bank account,
  • scan and send it by e-mail to: YFEJ@ess.gov.si or post it to: Zavod RS za zaposlovanje, Območna služba Celje, YFEJ, Ljubljanska cesta 14, 3001 Celje, Slovenia,
  • attach the language school offer (description of the course and indication of duration, content/level and price are all mandatory).

Please note that the project needs to approve your application before you start your course. 

Payment of financial support of 50% of the actual costs may be claimed after approval before start of course, and with 50% of the costs after successful completion of the course, and after documentary evidence such as course certificate.

You cannot receive the same kind of support from both your employer and from the project. But it is possible for you to choose not to accept support from your employer and then apply for support from the project instead.

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Supplementary relocation allowance

If you experience extraordinary travel costs, you may qualify for a supplementary trip allowance covering cost for interview trips and/or relocation trips. Reimbursement of declared costs up to maximum EUR 500.

You may have special needs, i.e. disabilities and/or come from a disadvantaged social/economic background or be facing temporary economic difficulties.

The supplementary trip allowance could cover transportation of a wheelchair or a guide-dog, the travel cost of accompaniment or other duly justified need. It could also be the case that you are travelling from the outermost regions/peripheral regions of Europe and experience extraordinary costs immediately before and/or after moving to another EU country, Norway or Iceland.

It is obligatory to have contact with EURES/PES (Public Employment Service) in order to apply for the project.

 


HOW TO APPLY:
 
  • fill in the Application for supplementary relocation allowance, print and sign it,
  • attach a copy of your passport, travel documents or bookings (copy of receipt for public trasportation, fuel, vignette), qualification or diploma or CV (in English or German language), job vacancy, account statement which shows that you are the holder of the bank account,
  • scan and send it by e-mail to: YFEJ@ess.gov.si or post it to: Zavod RS za zaposlovanje, Območna služba Celje, YFEJ, Ljubljanska cesta 14, 3001 Celje, Slovenia,
  • attach the necessary declaration or certificate attesting your situation (copy of medical certificates or income declaration or declaration on social condition issued by a competent body or authority).

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Main conditions


In order to apply for a financial support, you must fulfil the following conditions:

  • you are between 18-35 years of age,
  • you are a citizen of an EU country and Norway and Iceland,
  • you are a legal resident in an EU country and Norway and Iceland and apply for a job in another EU country and Norway and Iceland,
  • the job applied for must have a duration of at least 6 months, 
  • the working hours must be at least 50 percent of a normal working week,
  • you do not receive paid travel from the employer or other project or authority.

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