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Reliable way to find a job

On October 22nd Job Fair for IDPs was held. “Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation in cooperation with charitable fund “Karitas” , charitable organization “Station Kharkiv” , state employment service and regional administration had organized this event. More than 40 employers , 1500 IDPs became the participants of the job fair.  In addition to many open positions presented at the fair, master classes, workshops and seminars aimed at adaptation of the labour market were also held...

Willing generates result

“Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundationis NGO that aims on unemployment prevention and overcoming of existing barriers in employment among different aged and social groups of citizens. LDP staff has chosen vacancies that match to soft and hard skills of participants and meet the requirements of the job providers for 3 years. As a result, 64% of graduates including internally displaced people have been employed...

Excellent way to spend the weekend with benefit

On September 26th “Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation in cooperation with GURT Resource Centre participated in Ukrainian flash mob "Inform Your Community". More than 1500 people from 11 regions of Ukraine collected symbols of their cities at the same time. Participants, graduates, partners and employees of “Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation took part in this event . Among them were representatives of various social and age groups...

"If you are here you change the world for the better"

This was the motto for the Social Camp Ukraine Conference which was held on 5-6th September in Odessa. “Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation team participated in it. The theme of the conference was social enterprise, the most essential in our days. Illustrated by living examples one could see how successful projects are created: 25 speeches, 28 speakers, guests from 10 cities of Ukraine and other countries shared their experience...

Summarizing “Pack a School Bag for a Child!” charity event

  Before The Day of Knowledge American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, “Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation, the Jewish Cultural Centre “Beit Dan”, Jewish Youth Cultural Centre “Hillel”, Kharkiv Volunteer Community, graduates of Jewish Young Leadership “Metsuda”, “Soyuz serdets” project and Kharkiv Regional Charitable Jewish Fund “Hesed Shaare Tikva” organized charity event “Pack a School Bag for a Child”...

Practical seminar "Post traumatic sydromes and ways to prevent them"

On June 25-27 LDP staff took part in a practical seminar called “Post traumatic syndromes and ways to prevent them” which took place in Krivoy Rog. An American psychotherapist Otis Vinston Tailor shared his experience in ways of people’s adaptation, who had suffered in the ATO zone. He used his 30-year experience, gained by him in collaboration with American soldiers....

We build society of responsible teaching!

This was the moto for the first national non-conference for school teachers that was held on June 23-24th. 300 participants, 42 partners, more than 50 experts from 7 countries, 82 unique educational sessions. “Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation was a partner of non-conference. Co-workers Marina Ladyzhenskaya and Alyona Yakimova became experts in vocational guidance and making a right choice of profession in the future of students and youth...

Possibility to make a change

“Professional Development of Kharkiv” Foundation in cooperation with “Development and Unity” Charitable Foundation, Hillel Kharkiv CASE, and Volunteer Community visited “Ukrainian Blind people society”. We gifted 15 grocery baskets, 25 bags of clothes and living essentials. Thank to everyone who finds time and energy to care for people who are in need....

Who said that disabled people can't find work?

LDP hosted a series of trainings “Job motivation” for disabled people. The main idea is searching new ways for realization, creativity and job potential – the way of how to promote your service and yourself in general. These trainings were the first stage for adaptation in the field of professional opportunities....

Job Fair for IDPs in Kharkov

 On April 17th LDP staff participated in regional Job Fair organised especially for IDPs from ATO zone. The Job Fair was initiated by NGO "Kharkov auto maidan" in co-operation with regional state administration, local employment centres, volunteer organizations and LDP. LDP staff had an opportunity to present new project aimed at IDP employment. Job fair brought LDP new job providers who are ready to employ IDPs...