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sustainable integration into the labour market

Below we provide a selection of our projects in the subject area Employability either implemented by ÖSB Consulting or one of our associate companies.


Work | Counselling | Orientation Youth including ‘Girls’ Pilots’ (2018-2019)

Country: Austria

Duration: 07/2018 – 06/2019

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 1.890.670

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting, WUK

The target group consists of young people registered at the Public Employment Service of Vienna. They are provided intense and continuous coaching with the aim of integrating them sustainably into the labour market or preparing them for other services offered in Vienna, thereby also acting as a platform for the coordination of internship and apprenticeship training. This contract also provides “Girls’ Pilots” to prepare young women for a special VET programme (apprenticeship) provided by the Public Employment Service Austria for those who have problems finding an apprenticeship position or who discontinued apprenticeships.


Work | Counselling | Orientation Youth (2017-2018)

Country: Austria

Duration: 07/2017 – 06/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 1.790.709

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting, WUK

The target group consists of young people registered at the Public Employment Service of Vienna. They are provided intense and continuous coaching with the aim of integrating them sustainably into the labour market or preparing them for other services offered in Vienna, thereby also acting as a platform for the coordination of internship and apprenticeship training.


Youth Coaching – Vienna (2019)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2019 – 12/2019

Client/Donor: Social Ministry Service

Contract value: € 1.730.862

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to identify young people at risk of dropping out of school, and to reintegrate those who have dropped out already. Services include (1) individual student counselling and case management to develop specific and feasible educational and employment perspectives, and (2) awareness-raising workshops and information seminars for schools, parents and multipliers.


Youth Coaching – Vienna (2018)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2018 – 12/2018

Client/Donor: Social Ministry Service

Contract value: € 1.271.956

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to identify young people at risk of dropping out of school, and to reintegrate those who have dropped out already. Services include (1) individual student counselling and case management to develop specific and feasible educational and employment perspectives, and (2) awareness-raising workshops and information seminars for schools, parents and multipliers.


Youth Coaching – Vienna (2017)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2017 – 12/2017

Client/Donor: Social Ministry Service

Contract value: € 1.117.989

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

The aim of this programme is to identify young people at risk of dropping out of school, and to reintegrate those who have dropped out already. Services include (1) individual student counselling and case management to develop specific and feasible educational and employment perspectives, and (2) awareness-raising workshops and information seminars for schools, parents and multipliers.


Enhancing the Employment of Vulnerable Groups

Country: Kosovo

Duration: 01/2014 – 01/2017

Client/Donor: European Commission

Contract value: € 1.194.572 (portion of ÖSB C: € 537.557)

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting, WYG International

The aim of this project is to support employment and social inclusion of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups. A variety of guidance measures will improve the performance of local stakeholders, who will then be able to identify the needs of the unemployed and design tailor-made measures. The overarching objective is to create sustainable administrative capacity for the design and implementation of active labour market policies.


B.A.S.I.C.

Country: Austria

Duration: 09/2017 – 02/2019

Client/Donor: ESF, Public Employment Service Lower Austria

Contract value: € 3.599.286

Implemented by: itworks (part of ÖSB Group)

Refugees granted the status of asylum eligibility and persons eligible for subsidiary protection (= refugees with a preliminary residence title) aged at least 25 years were prepared for the integration into the labour market. The target group was supported with competence checks, social pedagogic counselling, social and personal competence trainings, on-the-job trainings and job placement.


step2Job (2018-2019)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2018 – 06/2019

Client/Donor: ESF, Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 2.699.984

Implemented by: itworks (part of ÖSB Group)

The project offers individual support to long-term unemployed persons including refugees granted the status of asylum eligibility and persons eligible for subsidiary protection (= refugees with a preliminary residence title) as well as persons aged 50+ by providing social pedagogic counselling, enhancing of job-related skills (workshops) and assistance at job applications.


proactive Vienna (2019)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2019 – 12/2019

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 9.999.750

Implemented by: itworks (part of ÖSB Group)

The programme aims at increasing the employability of the target groups (youths, persons aged 50+, long-term unemployed, youths and adults granted with asylum in Austria) by (re)training attitudes and skills necessary for a sustainable integration into the labour market. The support is carried out on a practical level (work training within itworks’ social enterprise, on-the-job training and individual psychosocial support during first steps in the labour market.


proactive Vienna (2018)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2018 – 12/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 13.304.433

Implemented by: itworks (part of ÖSB Group)

The programme aims at increasing the employability of the target groups (youths, persons aged 50+, long-term unemployed, youths and adults granted with asylum in Austria) by (re)training attitudes and skills necessary for a sustainable integration into the labour market. The support is carried out on a practical level (work training within itworks’ social enterprise, on-the-job training and individual psychosocial support during first steps in the labour market.


Jobservice Vienna (2019)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2019 – 12/2019

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 1.695.210

Implemented by: itworks (part of ÖSB Group)

The programme aims at increasing the employability of the target groups (youths, persons aged 50+, long-term unemployed, youths and adults granted with asylum in Austria) by providing individual job counselling, social pedagogic support and qualification assistance to achieve job-readiness and job placements.


Jobservice Vienna (2018)

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2018 – 12/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Contract value: € 2.067.857

Implemented by: itworks (part of ÖSB Group)

The programme aims at increasing the employability of the target groups (youths, persons aged 50+, long-term unemployed, youths and adults granted with asylum in Austria) by providing individual job counselling, social pedagogic support and qualification assistance to achieve job-readiness and job placements.