Bureau and Corporate Funded Body
• In 2015, homeless with jobs increased by 20%.
• Required measures for employment support depend on their will to work and ability
Guiding the homeless to rejoin the community and financial independence through supporting sustainable jobs
• Changing the focus of governmental job support from public to private sector
• Expanding support by field
- Jobs connected to the private sector (1,150 jobs), the public sector (890 jobs), common workplaces (450 jobs), and self-supporting shelter workplaces (60 jobs)
237 more jobs (year-on-year) with the private sector, saving approximately KRW 3.3 billion
• Expand partnerships with 300 more businesses including resorts, hotels, construction firms, etc.
• Running job support centers for the homeless
• Seeking a solution incentivizing companies to hire more homeless individuals by job council (planned in Mar. 2016)
• Opening a job fair for the homeless in cooperation with private companies (planned in Jun. 2016)
Offering jobs to homeless individuals with relatively less ability to work, including the disabled
• Cleaners for Shelters and surroundings, catering assistants, etc.
Preliminary level job before having a full-time job in the private sector for the homeless
• Cleaners for parks, assistants at workplace for the disabled, office assistances, etc.
• Customized-job consulting in the private sector for the homeless eager to work
Operating workplaces for cottage industries (making candles, shopping bags, etc.)
• Opening more workplaces from the current 12 to 14
• Promoting participation with extra sessions of cultural programs including movie watching, art therapy, humanities lectures, etc.
Operating the workplaces continuously by sponsorship and talent donation
• Opening new workplaces in other destitute communities (in Donui, Yeongdeungpo, and Changsin areas)