Supporting the hopes of youth is a critical social investment for the future of Turkey.

Emine Sabancı Kamışlı, Esas Sosyal Chairman of Board of Trustees

About First Chance

What is First Chance?

As of November 2017 , 32% of Turkey’s university graduates are currently unemployed (compared to the overall youth 15-24 unemployment rate of 19%).They are more likely to remain unemployed for 6 months or longer (43%) compared to primary and high school graduates (15 % and 23% respectively). If they graduate from one of the many ‘second tier’ state universities, they are even less likely to be employed.

Keeping in mind the ‘21st Century Skills’ framework, the “First Chance” (İlk Fırsat in Turkish) program was designed to increase employability of youth by:

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First Chance Journey

Online Applications
(On NGO Web Sites)

 

Application Assesment

 

Online Interviews

 

Personality Assessment and
Face to Face Interviews

 

Program Orientation

 

Starting Work in NGO

 

First Chance Academy
(Training, Talks and Mentorship)

 

FIRST CHANCE IN NUMBERS
5500
Applications
850
Application Assessment
385
Online Interviews
185
Face to Face Interviews
60
Participants
21
NGO Partners
Participants
Cooperating NGOs
Supporters

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