Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Programme: Final Report

Alexander McTier, David Clelland, Alan McGregor

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Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) is a Scottish Government funded job creation programme that performs a dual function as: an employability programme providing young unemployed individuals with paid work and additional training to help them progress into sustainable employment; and a programme to support the development of third sector organisations. The main features of the programme are: jobs are created in third sector organisations; jobs last for six months (nine months for 16-17 year olds); as a minimum, jobs consist of 25 hours per week and paid at national minimum wage; and training and employability support is provided to support the development and progression of CJS employees.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Number of pages40
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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  • youth
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