Your first EURES Job is a "targeted mobility scheme". These schemes aim to:
Activities are funded through annual calls for proposals:
For more information, please see the YfEJ Guide, which lists the conditions and rules governing participation (EN - FR - DE), as well as the list of employment services and partners in the EU & EFTA/EEA countries (EN - FR - DE).
Your first EURES Job has been running as a "preparatory action" since 2012 to help young EU citizens aged 18-30 find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship in any EU country.
It combines the provision of information, recruitment, matching and placement services with EU financial incentives. Projects are implemented by public, private or third sector employment services.
The YfEJ evaluation report gives an overview of the results achieved over the first two years and of the main challenges for the future.
The YfEJ progress summary report outlines the main achievements of the action on a quarterly basis.
Activities under the preparatory action "Your first EURES job" are still rolling on until the end of May 2015.
You can see the corresponding list of employment services and partner information points at EU level.