Free(lance) Yourself — Great Britain


ERASMUS+, Key Action 1: youth exchange

Advance Planning Visit (APV): London, Great Britain, 2—5 October 2022. APV will be attended by the Czech group leader + one Czech participant. Please read the APV info-pack.

Youth exchange: Reading, Great Britain, 22—30 November 2022

National team size: 4 participants + 1 group leader

Please read the youth exchange info-pack. 

Hosting organisation: Activist Entrepreneurs

Project description:

It has been almost more than a decade that European countries are dealing with high unemployment rates. It is considered as one of the most essential burning problem within European countries. High unemployment rate affects young people in three main important cases, this issue firstly reflects on the difficulties to find the proper job and secondly, the young people who find the job realizes that reality of the gained employment is way below their capabilities, ambitions and vision. Last but not least, the employed job also, in many cases, does not provide sufficient means for a life with regular standard to be able sustain their social life as young people.

The new generations (millennials and generation z) has a different approach and need of more freedom than the old generations, especially when they face unemployment, unsatisfying working conditions thus, young people are attempt to create their own business to prepare a ground for self-employment.

Free(lance) Yourself” is a youth exchange project aims to provide insight of world business and labour trend with millennial mindset to the young people in order to raise their employability and to support them in their way to self employed opportunities. With this project, Activist Entrepreneurs and its partners want to examine the needs of young people to arm them with know-hows
and useful knowledge and the tools to fulfill those needs to support them on their way leads to successful entrepreneurs and freelancers.

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