Presentation on theme: "BILBAO CITY COUNCIL LONG TERM STRATEGY EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ACCESS TO SKILLED EMPLOYMENT GENDER AND INMIGRATION The REALISE Project receives funding."— Presentation transcript:
BILBAO CITY COUNCIL LONG TERM STRATEGY EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ACCESS TO SKILLED EMPLOYMENT GENDER AND INMIGRATION The REALISE Project receives funding from the European Community. The European Commission is not responsable for any use that may be made of the above information. Sole responsability for its content lies with the author.
GENDER AND INMIGRATION It is one of the migrant profiles prevailing in Bilbao Gender is a mainstream issue in the operating strategy of Bilbao City Council Bilbao City Council works to promote positive actions in favour of the integration of non national woman Foreign women suffer from a multiple discrimination situation, given the fact of being woman and immigrant. This situation increases the difficulties of integrating equal opportunities in employment.
FACTORS AND BARRIES OF OVERQUALIFICATION Administrative situation Crisis scenario Emotional consequences Convalidation language Prejudices and stereotypes Lack of social networks Minus valoration of foreign degrees
ACTIONS 1. INFORMATION PROCESS OF CONVALIDATION MULTILINGUAL RESOURCES GUIDE 2. TRAINING PROFESIONALS ITINERARIOS PARA LA INSERCIÓN LABORAL A LARGO PLAZO 3. AWARENESS SEMINARIES WITH BUSINESS SECTOR CAMPAIGNS 4. DIRECT SUPPORT WOMEN MIGRANT MENTORS 4 AREAS OF INTERVENTION
WOMEN MIGRANT MENTORS Migrant women in the initial stages of job integration Proffesional women: migrants and spanish PAIRINGS PROCESS WOMEN SELECTION WORK GROUP WORK PAIR EVALUATION
1. WOMEN SELECTION MOST IMPORTANT FASE INVOLVE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC JOB PLACEMENT SERVICE SECURE DISTANCE BETWEEN MENTORS AND MENTEES DIVERSITY OF THE GROUP (Origins, sectors, job experiences) SPECIFIC WORK WITH MENTEES ( Training and guides) DEFINE CLEARLY THE MENTEES´S ROLE
2. WORK GROUP MAXIMUM 12 PERSONS PER GROUP ( 2 MENTEES AND 10 MENTORS) CONTENTS: (3 Seminars) – Coach for job integration (Self- esteem and motivation) – Convalidation process – Resources for job integration – Self- employment – Business culture of the host city INVOLVE ENTREPRENEURS
WORK PAIR Identify pairings Define actions for each pair Kind of activities: – Share experiences, social and proffesional networks. – Guide their job integration process – Drafting CV, presentation letter and interviews – Help in standardization processes and other administrative requests – Incorporation to associations related to integration – Attendance to proffesional events – Advice in employment search – Academic information – Motivation, personal skills – Emotional back-up Pairs work autonomously with the support of the coordinating team
EVALUATION EXPECTED RESULTSINDICATOR At least 50 women are to take part in the programme.Number of women taking part (origins, sectors) The women are familiar with new resources for their integration in society and employment. Number of women familiar with new resources 80% of the women consider their professional capabilities are valid in the receiving city. Number of women who are of this opinion Each pairing undertakes at least five actions of an individual nature Number and type of actions undertaken 70% of the women consider the project has improved their chances of finding a skilled job. Number of women who are of this opinion Start new convalidation processNumber of new processes Job interviews are conductedNumber of interviews EVALUATION METHODS QUESTIONAIRE DISCUSSION GROUP TECHNICAL REPORT
KEY ELEMENTS Supplementary Service Personal experience Cultural identity if necessary Professional Identity From woman to woman Participation Trust and empathy Professional women network STAKEHOLDERS: Institutions, University, Associations, Entrepreneurs Childcare for ensuring participation Personal or virtual spaces to share experiences of pairs (blog, facebook)