Jobs4refugees is a charitable organisation. Their mission is to help refugees find work and apprenticeships. The aim is to allow them to partake in our society self-determinedly. They support refugees with application trainings and workshops, with finding fitting job-openings and during the entire application and hiring process. Their aim is to lower the cultural barriers.
At the same time, they work with companies and suggest potential candidates to them. Jobs4Refugees supports employers with all their questions on employing refugees, in order to ensure a sustainable working relation. They believe that taking up work is a decisive step towards a successful integration.
offline: Friedrichstraße 246, 10969 Berlin
Arrivo – Wege zum Berufsabschluss
The project “Arrivo – Wege zum Berufsabschluss” (Arrivo – ways to training qualification) answers questions regarding training and qualification. They support you to find a fitting profession and to decide whether a training, re-training, acknowledgement of qualification or second chance measures are the best option. Their expertise will help you to make the right decision. Apart from counselling, they also offer support regarding formal issues.
offline: Alt-Moabit 60a, 10555 Berlin
The Willkommenzentrum provides consulting for newcomers in Berlin. They give advice on:
social counselling: WKZB2
right of residence: WKZB1
offline: Potsdamer Straße 65, 10785 Berlin
Marcel Ruhlmann is a lawyer at the law firm Mazars in Berlin. He is advising social facilities, private companies and government-owned enterprises regarding tax issues in the field of the accommodation of refugees. He is also helping and advising a start-up concerning legal questions, that is offering traineeships for refugees to teach them IT-coding language.
wefugees: @Marcel (Rechtsanwalt)
Lern Laden Neukölln
Since October 2015, we work on behalf of the Senatsverwaltung für Arbeit, Integration und Frauen, as mobile advisers for refugees. Our aim is to provide orientation and information concerning questions about education and work. We speak
dari/farsi, arabic, frensh, english and german.
wefugees: @BildungsberaterIn (LernLaden Neukölln)
offline: Karl-Marx-Straße 131, 12043 Berlin
Workeer is Germany’s first job board that specifically targets refugees. The platform aims to create a suitable environment in which this specific group of people is brought together with employers that think positively about hiring them. WIth the help of employer and employee profiles, as well as job offerings in diverse sectors and locations within Germany, Workeer facilitates the first straightforward contact between refugees and employers.
wefugees: @DavidJ (workeer)
Kiron Open Higher Education for Refugees
Kiron is a non-profit organization that helps refugees all over the world gain access to higher education. We work with existing open online courses to provide you with the opportunity to start your Bachelor’s degree from anywhere. The Kiron study phase is blended learning divided into online and offline studies.
Hilfe von Mensch zu Mensch e.V.
Refugees and migrants, “help them help themselves” is the motto of the “Hilfe von Mensch zu Mensch e. V.”. The aid organisation, based in Munich, has been supporting refugees and migrants for almost 25 years. It is mainly devoted to people who have fallen into social hardship through war and persecution. The association offers comprehensive support, which facilitates the stay, integration and continuation of one’s stay in Germany.
Start with a Friend
We want to support refugees arriving in Germany by bringing them together with locals. Locals can help to make a difference for them with both their experience in everyday life and their commitment.
wefugees: @FahedKhalili (Start with a friend)
Programm Engagement mit Perspektive
From September 2016 until September 2017, Henriette Schmidt was holder of the PEP Scholarship from PEP (Ashoka) and SAP. Since November 2016, Wefugees takes part in PEP Wirkungsschmiede program from PEP and Malteser.
Enabee kindly provides the peer2peer community software, which we are able to use in our behalf.
Behind Avenir there is the idea of founding a social business, that enables newcomers to experience their first access to the labourmarket through temporary employment and support them to reach their personal aims.
offline: Rigaerstraße 8, 10247 Berlin