The prerequisite for refugees to be able to go to work is the Registration. Responsible is the Foreigners' Registration Office at the respective place of residence. There Ukrainians receive a residence permit.
There are three options for a long-term residence permit:
In any case, the acquired residence title must be accompanied by the note "Gainful employment permitted" in order for Ukrainian refugees to be allowed to work here.
The German labor market offers numerous vacancies: both for unskilled workers with low Germann language skillsn as well as for qualified specialists. German companies are very open to hiring of refugee Ukrainians and publish*and publish job offers specifically for this target group. Personnel is sought primarily in the following areas: STEM professions, nursing, trade, gastronomy, agriculture and crafts.
If the Ukrainians you support do not yet know what profession they would like to pursue, you can jointly visit a vocational information center on site or online via berufenet to get an initial overview of the occupational profiles in Germany. What is relevant here is not only which professions are available, but also which qualifications are necessary for them.
In addition, there are occupational groups in which the demand for workers is particularly high because they suffer from a shortage of skilled workers. In these areas, the application chances are usually particularly high. Here, too, however, the requirements profile must be matched with the qualifications of the refugees. You can find a list of all shortage occupations here.
Especially shortly after arrival, a lack of language skills is a major hurdle for refugees in their search for work. Therefore, important attention should be paid to this and, if necessary, a German course should be completed. Here you will find a placement test to check how comprehensive the previous German language skills are.
However, quite a few refugees would like to earn their ownt to earn their own money right away. We have compiled a list of suitable professions below:
The Ukrainian refugees bring with them different educational backgrounds which leads to individually different career opportunities:
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