Professional Traineeship Programme for the Ethnic Minorities

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) initiate the Professional Traineeship Programme for the Ethnic Minorities (EM) (the Programme). Companies and organisations from different industries and social service sector are invited to participate in the Programme by offering job opportunities and hosting motivated EM trainees to launch their careers.

There is a significant increase in EM population in recent years. Though most Hong Kong borned EM have been receiving integrated education under the local schooling system, limited Chinese language skill and lower education attainment are still challenges for EM youth to develop longer term career path in Hong Kong. At the same time, some industries have long been shortage of stable labour force despite the adverse economic situation in the pandemic. EM youth would become a valuable human resource for the labour force.

Programme objectives

1. To nurture a pool of EM young talents to become the role models with upward mobility in the community

2. To arouse management awareness of the developing workforce pool from EM youth

3. To cultivate an inclusive working environment for local people and those with multi-cultural backgrounds

Programme duration

12 Months (1 Sep 2022 – 31 Aug 2023)

Targeted beneficiaries

EM Youth who is HKDSE graduate or above

Basic salary of trainee

$15,000/month/trainee (Incluing 5% MPF cost)

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