OVERVIEW OF JOB START TOURISM
The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Third Sector in collaboration with the Barbados Hotel Tourism Authority introduce Job Start Tourism, a work experience program for persons 16-24 years who are not currently employed or enrolled in education and training.
*** Please note that JOB START TOURISM will involve skills training, career planning and placements which pay a minimum weekly stipend of $150 dollars ***
If you are a young person who is interested in participating in Job Start Tourism, please click the link below to access a Job Start Tourism registration form.
REGISTER HERE TO BECOME A PART OF JOB START TOURISM
Prior to placement, you are required to undertake mandatory World of Work (WOW) training over a two-day period, which focuses on the development of core skills needed for the upcoming placement.
Topic Areas Covered include:
- Effective Communication
- Conflict Resolution
- Anger Management
- Appropriate Standards of Behaviour and Human Sexuality
- Employment Relations
- Safety and Health in the Workplace
Additional training will also be provided to better prepare you for employment and to make you more competitive in the job market.