2.C Settlement and Integration
C.3 How is job search and training treated?
Why is this area important?
Actors need to consider strategies to assist sponsored refugees in accessing the job market and become self-sufficient.
Considerations may include:
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(i) What are the costs and benefits for refugees entering the job market before the sponsorship period ends? (ii) Who provides employment-related services to refugees? What types of employment-related services are available? (iii) How can sponsors assist refugees to find employment? (iv) Is it mandatory for privately sponsored refugees to find employment? (v) Do any special employment conditions or restrictions apply to sponsored refugees?
Rachelle Younglai, "Privately Sponsored Refugees Fare Better in the Job Market" (The Globe and Mail, 22 December 2015)
UNHCR, “The labour market integration of resettled refugees” (Policy Development and Evaluation Service, 2013)