Which skills do young people need to develop to find a job? How can volunteering and internships help them to get to their first employment? What rights do volunteers have, and what are the responsibilities of organizations and institutions providing an internship or volunteering program?
These are just some of the questions tackled in the workshop about Chapter 19, organized by LDA Mostar on Thursday, 5th March 2020, at the EU Info Point Mostar. The workshop gathered professionals from local companies and NGO-s and young people from Mostar. The aim was to provide general insight into the policies and topics of Chapter 19 and to help young people to develop new skills that are highly desirable and attractive when applying for job vacancies.
In the first part, Mr. Goran Dodig, CFO at Intera TP talked with participants about skills that are highly appreciated by the employers and how to prepare for the job interview. He gave some insights "from the other side“ about the recrutation process and shared some tips and tricks for future young workers. Ms. Daniela Maric, Legal Advisor at SPARK gave a presentation about the legal aspect of volunteering and internships, what are the rights of volunteers and interns, on the one side, and what are the obligations of companies and institutions organizing internships and volunteering programs on the other side.
The second part was organized as a panel discussion, and the representatives of institutions, companies, and NGOs providing internships and volunteering programs, presented their organizations and program offers. Participants were Ms. Sanja Djermanovic from the civil society organization "Nesto vise“, Mr. Goran Curic from "Dzemal Bijedic“ University, Mr. Goran Dodig from Intera TP and Ms. Maja Vejzovic from LDA Mostar.