Pre-employment training, Coaching and Job search Support

Refugee JumpStart

Pre-employment training, Coaching and Job search Support logo
Last updated: 7/11/2024


Refugee JumpStart, a new project in Athens, helps to accelerate refugees' economic and social integration by preparing them for successful employment through one-on-one coaching and mentoring.

What We Do:

- Coaching & Mentoring

We follow the principles of Trauma Informed Coaching and provide a hybrid of coaching and mentoring virtually to English-speaking refugees globally.  

We help our clients:

  • Identyfy their unique skills, strenghts, interests and talents
  • Set clear career objectives
  • Learn how to leverage transferable skills
  • Strengthen self-confidence
  • Navigate cross-cultural integration 
  • Stay accountable, focused, and in action 
  • Provide post-hire support to help transition successfully into the workplace 

We impart knowledge, skills and experience, share career options and our networks, and provide relevant career information.  

- Job Search Support

Once our clients have clear goals, we help them develop a job search strategy and toolkit: 

  • Create a compelling CV
  • Conduct mock interviews
  • Build a LinkedIn profile to develop a professional network
  • Assist with job applications and cover letters

- Pre-employment Training

We strengthen the employability of our clients by providing training and workshops to close cultural and communication gaps and to develop their leadership abilities, including: 

  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Active Listening
  • Identifying and Leveraging Strengths
  • Cultural Integration
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • The First 90 Days at Work

Languages spoken Greek, English, Arabic

Additional details

Trainings take place in a space in Ano Petralona. Full vaccination required. 

Skype: refugeejumpstart

Accessibility & Additional Information

  • This service is closed on public holidays: YES 
  • Is an appointment required? NO
  • How should an appointment be made: Email
  • This location has female staff: YES
  • All Services Listed Are Free of Charge: YES


Our services are virtual

Opening Hours

09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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