Our vision is to have more people in jobs, successively in better paid jobs. This will contribute to better lives and higher belief in the future.
Creating jobs for the inhabitants in East Jerusalem
Too few jobs in East Jerusalem.
Limited exchange of labor between East and West Jerusalem.
The Arab community mainly in low-income jobs and health care – few in middle-class jobs
Low employment rate among Arabic women.
High unemployment rate in East Jerusalem.
SFL Job Hub will consist of four components; Connect, Growth, Job Ready, and Maxa Jerusalem. These four components will cover different areas within different sectors, with the joint mission of creating more, and successively better-paid jobs for the inhabitants of East Jerusalem. The plan is to enable 3000 jobs in different industries over a five-year period.
Component 1: Connect
Matching the unemployed to jobs.
Different ways of finding candidates; Office, internet, being out in relevant areas, marketing, events, etc.
Job bank. Use job sites and our own channels to companies and the public sector.
Dedicated work regarding personal matching.
Channels for complementary education.
Component 2: Growth
Supporting existing small companies in East Jerusalem to grow the number of employees.
Inspire companies to establish operations in East Jerusalem.
Marketing of East Jerusalem as a good location for growing businesses.
Component 3: Job Ready
Different kinds of short courses to better prepare candidates for a job.
Review what kind of education exists including language.
Establish SFL Job Hub courses.
Trainee program at companies.
Component 4: Maxa Jerusalem
An event that connects companies and investors, in order to promote growth.
An event that connects those who want jobs with those looking to employ.
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Star for Life Job Hub
The Star for Life Foundation in Jerusalem focuses on the advancement of better life opportunities for all inhabitants of East Jerusalem so that they over the long term can build a brighter future for themselves and their families.