Providing a gateway to employment
The Employment Access Programme aims to promote socioeconomic integration of asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and South Africans “in need" by facilitating access to employment.
Our objectives are to:
The Employment Access Programme supports foreign nationals who are legally entitled to look for work in South Africa. We provide skills training, professional development and resources needed for success in the job market. Internal and external courses are also provided, focusing on job readiness, computer literacy and sector-specific trainings.
To access the Employment Access Programme, please visit Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town at 9am from Mondays-Fridays. Clients are required to bring valid documents (South African ID, valid refugee or asylum permit, or valid visa) to access the service.
Our volunteers come from all over the world and bring a diverse set of experiences, knowledge and abilities. They support every aspect of Scalabrini’s programmes, from English lessons and administrative support, to outreach and advocacy work.