«WELCOME 2024»: ACCMR Career Days return for the 4th year in Athens!

Serafio City of Athens, May 30 & 31, 2024

 

ACCMR Career Days WELCOME 2024 will take place in Athens at Serafio City of Athens on May 30 & 31 2024.

The action is an initiative of the Working Group “Professional skills & Job market” of the Athens Coordination Center for Migrant and Refugee issues (ACCMR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM Greece) under HELIOS Project and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) with the participation of other stakeholders that support integration.

This year, with the aim of strengthening cooperation between stakeholders and businesses, inclusion and understanding of diversity in the workplace are in focus. On Thursday, 30 May 2024, a workshop for businesses on “Working with migrants and refugees: from interviewing, to recruitment and cooperation” will take place. Business representatives and HR professionals will have the opportunity to participate in this workshop, with the goal of  understanding the steps of integration of migrants and refugees in the workplaces they represent, adopting principles of inclusion and understanding multiculturalism. The workshop will offer tools for more effective collaboration and inclusion of these individuals in the companies.

On Friday, 31/05/2024, job seekers will be connected with companies. On the second day, as every year, companies from different sectors will be at Serafio to meet prospective employees, conduct staff selection interviews at their stand and receive CVs.

At the same time, presentations and actions will be carried out with the aim of training and informing candidates about the needs of the labor market. During the two days there will be space for creative activities for the children (over 2 years of age) of the participants.

Participation in the action, both for the participating companies and for the candidates, is free and is open to all regardless of nationality, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, etc.

Interpretation in English, Arabic, Farsi, French, Ukrainian, Somali, Amharic, Urdu, Sorani and Kurmanji will be provided during the event.

See the agenda in Greek & English

 

A few words about the organization of the event:

WELCOME 2024 Career Days, which will take place at Serafio, is an initiative of the Working Group “Professional skills & Job market” of the Athens Coordination Center for Migrant and Refugee issues (ACCMR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM Greece) under HELIOS Project and the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, with the support of other stakeholders. Participating Stakeholders: International Organization for Migration, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, ActionAid, Caritas Hellas, CRS, International Rescue Committee (IRC), ITHACA, METAdrasi, Solidarity Now, Junior Achievement Greece, Greek Forum of Migrants, Sistech.

 

A few words about ACCMR:

ACCMR is the first municipality – led coordination hub in Greece, facilitating cooperation between the City of Athens and civil society, international organizations and central government and enabling effective integration policies. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have been jointly supporting ACCMR on the basis of a trilateral cooperation with the City of Athens.

 

A few words about Serafio City of Athens

The Serafio City of Athens is a unique Sports, Culture and Innovation complex of 3.500 m2 that includes exemplary sports and cultural facilities and hosts the City of Athens Innovation Hub. Serafio welcomes young and adults, visitors and residents, institutions and associations, contributing substantially to the residents’ quality of life. At the same time, it hosts many different social and cultural activities, open workshops and technological and social innovation initiatives. The sports facilities include a state-of-the-art indoor swimming pool complex with two swimming pools, an indoor basketball training facility, and open courts (1 for tennis, 3 for basketball, and 1 for Five a side football). Moreover, the site hosts an exemplary playground for children of all ages, with play areas and access for people with disabilities.The Serafion building is home to the City of Athens Innovation Hub (This is Athens, Athens Digital Lab, Maker Space, Athens Film Office, I.T. Services and I.T. Consulting). It has modern public infrastructure – an exhibition area of 800 sq.m., an R&D (research and development) venue and a T.E.C. (technology, engineering, creation) venue that hosts activities, exhibitions and events from Institutions, Foundations, Businesses and Schools.

 

Participating Companies 31/05/2024:

AB VASSILOPOULOS FZEEN MOTODYNAMIKI STARBULK
AEGEO SPAS GALAXY MASSAGE NEWREST STIQ
BUTLY HELLAS JOBS POSEIDON HOTEL SWOT HOSPITALITY
CITYSKAL HR Flow Management Consulting RECRUITNOW TECHNEK
COSTA NAVARINO HYDROPLAN SAFEDOOR TELEPERFORMANCE
DOMES RESORTS KFC SANTIKOS COLLECTION TGI FRIDAYS
ELECTRA HOTELS KSM SIMOS FOOD GROUP TRENKWALDER
ELLA RESORTS MANIFEST SKYWALKER UNITED
ESTIA HOME ART MARBELLA SSP Hellas ZEUS INTERNATIONAL

 

Parallel Activities Stakeholders:

City of Athens | CENTER for COMBATING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE and MULTIPLE DISCRIMINATION We are community Women on Top

 

The invitation to the beneficiaries in the following languages:

 

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