Call for proposals - Preparatory action - Your first EURES job VP/2012/006 Closed!


The call for proposals "Your first EURES job" has been tailored to provide young people with a job in another EU Member State and to help them counter obstacles to labour mobility. "Your first EURES job" will not deal with job mobility as an end in itself but rather as an instrument to boost economic development and enhance employment rates and young workers' employability. It has also the potential to limit the negative effects of labour mobility obstacles affecting.

Other overall objectives of the preparatory action are the following:

  1. provide young people with more job opportunities across Europe, contribute to improving the functioning of the EU labour markets and fulfil the employment target of the Europe 2020 strategy;
  2. contribute to achieving the objectives of the flagship initiative 'Youth on the Move' and the Youth Opportunities Initiative with respect to youth labour mobility in Europe;
  3. complement and strengthen the role played by the EURES network in promoting and supporting intra-EU job mobility, including fighting massive youth unemployment as a result of the crisis;


For example, the applicant organisations will be responsible for the following activities. They should be able to:

  1. Information, guidance and recruitment activities
  2. Job vacancy and CVs handling
  3. Job matching and job placement facilitation
  4. Financial support to target groups
  5. Resources
  6. Data collection and monitoring tools
  7. Quality control and evaluation
  8. Information and communication
  9. Reporting
  10. Networking

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 3,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 20 September 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche VP/2012/006 (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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