Call for proposals 2018 - Preparatory action: Reactivate - Intra-EU job mobility scheme for unemployed over 35 VP/2018/014 Closed!


This call aims to ensure the continuity of the preparatory action for the third year. The objective of the action is to test the feasibility of an intra-EU job mobility scheme for the age group above 35 years, with a particular focus on unemployed citizens, including long-term unemployed. Similar to the targeted mobility scheme "Your first EURES job"(YFEJ) helping young jobseekers under 35s, “Reactivate”
intends to help adults to find employment or traineeship opportunities in other EU countries and foster their full integration into the labour market.


The action supported by the projects shall

  • carry out outreach and information activities towards target groups and in particular to employers and other stakeholder organisations interested in sharing opportunities, offers or job vacancies with the consortium;
  • provide information on the Reactivate work opportunities and support available to the EU citizens over 35 years;
  • establish cooperation with other organisations willing to act as information multipliers on Reactivate
  • develop and deliver a comprehensive, tailor-made package of mobility services, combining customized activation measures with direct financial support to both the target group of EU citizens over 35 years of age and employers (in particular SME's);
  • include at least, as activation measures within this package, information and assistance with offers and vacancies, matching these with candidates and the preparation of the placement/recruitment in a number of Member States involving jobs and/or traineeships;
  • provide one or more items of direct financial support to both the target group of EU citizens over 35 years of age and employers (in particular SME's) in accordance with the five pre-defined items in this call (Annex I);
  • test the feasibility of the services and support measures above also for placement of candidates in traineeships in another country, having regard to the diversity (or lack) of regulatory frameworks at national level (notably for open market opportunities).

European community funding

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

  • 5,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 05 September 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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