WORK 4 A LIVING Centres

“I just wanted to say thank you. I am now a permanent employee at Woolworths! If it wasn’t for WORK 4 A LIVING, I wouldn’t be this happy. You’re not wasting your time standing in front of young people teaching values. You change people lives.“

– Luphuml

THE PROGRAM

A 2-week programme designed to empower and equip the unemployed by teaching job readiness and entrepreneurial skills needed to support themselves and their families.

WORK 4 A LIVING programme teaches:

  • How to find a job

  • How to keep a job

  • How to be promoted

  • How to work to standard of excellence

  • Financial literacy

  • Principles of how to start and run a business

Addresses ideological barriers:

 

  • Poverty Mindset – “I am poor, I will always be poor. I cannot change…”

  • Spirit of entitlement – “I am owed something…”

  • Dependency syndrome – “the government must give me a job…”

  • Morals & ethics

All graduates of the program leave equipped to:

 

  • Conduct a professional job search

  • Excel in a job interview

  • Communicate effectively with an employer

  • Understand where employee’s loyalty should be

  • Take ownership of his/her Job, promotional potential & career

  • Understand that only excellence should be promoted

  • Be financially literate & understanding compound interest

  • Implement effective time management

  • Understand professional conduct in workplace

  • Understand an employer’s perspective

  • Serve customers professionally

  • Evaluate moral character and consequence of decisions

  • Start and maintain a business

OUR INVITATION

Why WORK 4 A LIVING? – Problem not simply lack of jobs. WORK 4 A LIVING Centres empower Unemployed to get jobs, succeed in workplace & start businesses.

Effective – 60% get a job, 20% pursue further education, 5% start a business.

Cost Effective – Your capital contribution can equip fully functional & self-sustainable centre.

Sustainable – WORK 4 A LIVING Centres 100% self-sustainable employing 1-2 local facilitators & training ~650 unemployed youth per year

BY THE NUMBERS

  • 1000 people per WORK 4 A LIVING Centre

  • A WORK 4 A LIVING CENTRE changing communities IN EVERY CITY  and TOWN – wherever there is poverty or need

  • EMPOWERED TO HELP THEMSELVES ECONOMICALLY and WORK TO A STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE

  • On average 60% of our 3E students find employment within 3-6 months, some much sooner

WORK 4 A LIVING Centres