The project recruits Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish women who are looking to gain valuable work experience and build a career in the women’s sector.

Who can apply?

All women over 18 who are from Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish communities, speaking at least intermediate level of English, as well as Turkish and/or Kurdish.

What can you gain?

Employability skills

Shadowing opportunities in IMECE’s various teams/services (advice/VAWG/counselling)

Employment opportunities

Free training and personal development opportunities

Wide range of skills and knowledge

Increased understanding of diversity, equal opportunities and confidentiality

Networking and experience sharing

Business/professional English skills

Reference opportunity and CV development

One-to-one and group support

Information & Skills Exchange opportunities with peer colleagues

Areas you can volunteer

Running Helpline

Providing information and advice

Supporting survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls

Providing counselling


Community awareness -raising

Involving in research and networking meetings

Organising trips, events, workshops and discussion groups

Supporting and guiding women

Becoming a Violence Against Women and Girls (VAW&G) Champion


IMECE is open between 9.30am
till 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
We require attendance at least
once a week.

  • Approximately six months commitment
  • Commitment to IMECE’s principles and policies
  • IMECE provides financial support towards your lunch and travel expenses.

How can you apply?

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