In Africa not everybody gets the opportunities and chances we have come to have. Therefore the Janssens-Onsea family has always tried to do something for the local community. We especially believe supporting development through education.
We are pleased to announce 2 newcomers who just joined us during a five months training period. They are placement students from the organization Jobortunity, a training institute where unique training methods are used centred on attitude and personal development. It helps young people aged between 18 to 24 to create a future for themselves by preparing them to get and retain a job.
What all these students have in common is that they come from a very tough background.
During the five month placement, they will be training either in the Food and Beverage department or in the kitchen. Jobortunity uses a training system called the Hi5 training course, which consists of three phases:
- Phase one ‘Employability skill’ focuses on developing as a person, for example communication and body language
- Phase two ‘Practical Training’ sends students on a five months internship where students will learn technical skills such as how to serve guests and make beds.
- Phase three ‘job Application Training’ helps finalizing personal portfolios and follows role plays to help them apply for jobs.