Employment Access

For questions related to employment (job seekers for employees, job placement for employers) contact our Employment Access Programme. To contact the Employment Access Programme, please email employmentsupport@scalabrini.org.za or send a WhatsApp to 081 491 7811. 

Our Objective

Employment Access aims to promote socioeconomic integration of asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and South Africans “in need" by facilitating access to employment.

Our objectives are to:

  • – To provide beneficiaries with resources and support needed for successful employment applications.
  • – To facilitate training in vocational skills that support entry level employment
  • – To increase employers awareness of and use of the Job Placement Service and to facilitate the recruitment and placement of job ready  beneficiaries upon request from employers
  • – To promote the inclusion of professional beneficiaries (foreign professionals) into the relevant formal occupational sectors

Accessing Employment Access

Employment Access supports foreign nationals who have the legal right to work in South Africa. We provide skills training, professional development and resources needed for success in the job market. Internal and external courses are provided, focusing on job readiness, professional development, computer literacy and sector-specific trainings.

To join Employment Access and have a CV created for you, as your first step to finding employment, follow the link and complete the form: ONLINE APPLICATION FORM. You will be required to submit a copy of your ID/Visa/Permit with your application.


Focus Areas

English School
To improve English communication skills in order to facilitate the socioeconomic integration and wellbeing of asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and South Africans.
Help Desk
The Help Desk assists clients find employment by offering support in the job application process.
Skills Training
The Skills Training project consists of both internal and external trainings, workshops and courses.
Foreign Professionals Desk
This service offers assistance to foreign clients who have a three-year degree or higher.

Volunteer For The Employment Access Programme

Our volunteers come from all over the world and bring a diverse set of experiences, knowledge and abilities. They support every aspect of Scalabrini’s programmes, from English lessons and administrative support, to outreach and advocacy work.

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