CareER Jockey Club Thriving Grass Career Development Program (the Program) is a pioneering career development program in Hong Kong, designed to provide self-development opportunities to improve employability and raise workplace confidence.
This two-year program is tailored for higher educated persons with disabilities and Special Educational Needs (SEN). During the program, participants will be given training opportunities to build self-confidence, improve personal competence, as well as develop leadership and communication skills. The program aims to prepare participants for leadership roles in the workplace across industries – from NGOs to social enterprises, from public sectors to private sectors – and in the community.
With funding support from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the pilot program will start as CareER Jockey Club Thriving Grass Career Development Program in 2019.
This two-year program is designed to:
build a support network for higher educated persons with disabilities and SEN;
motivate participants to progress in career with the self-development opportunities provided;
enhance participants’ competence and equip them with confidence as well as leadership and social skills for both career development and life planning;
encourage participants to take the initiative and become active members of society;
build disability confidence and raise awareness around inclusive employment in civil society
Who Should Apply?
We encourage you to join the Program if you are:
university students and graduates with disabilities and SEN who are committed to striving for self-improvement and career development;
inclusive employers who are committed to promoting workplace inclusion for people with disabilities and SEN and looking for talent;
HR and talent acquisition professionals who are looking for volunteering opportunities to empower people with disabilities and SEN.