Papua New Guinea
Youth Job Corp (YJC)
The Youth Job Corp (YJC) is a public work scheme, which will provide youth the opportunity to learn general skills, earn cash and enhance their communities through basic road maintenance and waste collection activities. Trainees will be eligible for 40 days of work after they complete Basic Life Skills Training (BLST). Upon successful completion of BLST and based on their basic numeracy/literacy test results, trainees will be selected to go to either Youth Job Corp (YJC) or Pre-Employment Tranining (PET). Those that are selected to go to YJC, are required to completed 2 months (40 days) of work for which they will be will be paid fortnightly stipends through the UYEP Management Information System (MIS) and then remitted to their respective accounts with Bank South Pacific (BSP). Trainees are required to work 6 hours per day for 40 days.
Through the Youth Job Corp (YJC), the following will be attained:
Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP)
National Capital District Commission
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