Call for Job Mobility Proposals – Your First EURES Job

Deadline: 10 December 2013
Open to: public, private or third sector employment organisations in European Union member states (see list HERE)
Grant: 1 million EUR


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.

Purpose of this call is to select and finance the provision of services by public, private or third sector employment organisations with a legal profit or non-profit status. The objective is also to extend the pool of labour market organisations operating under the Your first EURES job preparatory action.

Selected projects in the framework of this call for proposals should support and finance:

  • young European (aged 18-30) in finding a job, traineeship or apprenticeship and moving to another Member State;
  • employers (SMEs in particular) by covering part of the costs arising from an integration programme for their newly-recruited young mobile workers, trainees or apprentices.

The present call can finance between six to ten projects. The expected result is the job placement of at least 1,500 young people in Member States, other than their country of residence throughout the duration of selected projects.


Public, private or third sector employment organisations:

  • should be legally established in one of the 28 EU Member States;
  • should have a legal profit or non-profit status, whose mission is the provision of general employment services to jobseekers, job changers, trainee and apprentice candidates and employers covering a variety of occupations and jobs in different economic sectors
  • should bring a meaningful EU dimension to the project by providing customer-oriented information and services in at least three different Member States.

Eligible organisations should be responsible for the following activities: 

  • Information, guidance and recruitment activities
  • Job and work-based training vacancies and CVs handling
  • Job matching and job placement facilitation
  • Financial support to target groups
  • Resources
  • Data collection and monitoring tools
  • Quality control and evaluation
  • Information and communication
  • Reporting
  • Networking


The total budget is EUR 5,000,000. The European Union’s financial contribution will not exceed 95% of the total eligible costs of the proposed activities, of which a minimum of 70% will be aimed at grants to third parties (young people and SMEs) and financing the preparatory training, and a maximum of 30% at co-funding the eligible costs of the selected applicant organisations for the implementation of the action. The maximum EU grant will be approximately EUR 1 million per beneficiary. Sources of co-financing can be public or private. The duration of projects should be 12 months maximum.


Deadline is 10 December 2013. The online registration to access the application form is AVAILABLE HEREAfter electronic submission, the application form must also be printed out, signed by the legal representative of the organization submitting the proposal and sent by post to the responsible Unit, as specified in the text of the call for proposals.

All details are available in the Applicant Guide HERE and the call for proposals HERE.

Questions should be sent to

You may find more detailed information on the official website HERE.

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