1 JUMP Guidelines: Analysis and exchange of practices
Analysis of social professionals needs for identifying the best methodologies:
- to screen overall key recipients’ underlying challenges;
- to pinpoint the true factors hindering women in their job search and maintenance;
- to frame still snubbed challenges (e.g. difficulties in reaching all potential recipients or in obtaining a true medium term commitment);
- to cover transversal competences (soft and life skills) to recipients and to boots their positive assests.
2 State-of-the-art in the four partner countries
Scientific Rewiev aiming at:
- providing comparative qualitative and quantitative study for each involved country on work family balance issues [on gender role-set, women’s labour-market participation, gender difference in parenting, conciliation policies] focusing on JUMP target group;
- identifying the main macro-national, meso-institutional and micro-individual features and processes at the base of the difficulties of vulnerable mothers to enter (and stay) in the labor market, in the four regional contexts included in the project.
3 JUMP training models
Development of a methodology to assist social professionals in the daily “practice”:
- to activate training modules addressing social professionals to develop innovative methodologies of social support and to enhance their professional competences to empower vulnerable mothers on specific challenges (particularly toes of work-family balance, labour market participation);
- to test the methodologies by providing guidance to a selected group of low income/low skilled mothers with conciliation needs