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Information event «How to access the job market»

What are the requirements in the Swiss working environment? What are the possibilities and the ways to enter the job market? Where can I get support?

We will visit the career centre Stadt Zürich Laufbahnzentrum, where you will learn more about the Swiss education system and receive information about career entry and possible fields of work. Ask your individual questions regarding training and further education opportunities, search for employment as well as recognition of diplomas.

We inform in various languages:

  • Thursday, 7 April 2022: German, English, Arabic, Tigrinya and French
  • Thursday, 24 November 2022: German, English, Albanian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Time:

2.00 – 4.00 p.m.

Where:

Stadt Zürich Laufbahnzentrum
Konradstrasse 58
8005 Zurich

Registration: www.caritas-zuerich.ch/infobildung or phone 044 366 68 90. This event is free of charge.

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Information tour ««Living on a low budget in Zurich»»

What is KulturLegi? What do I need to do to receive a KulturLegi? Where can I beneft from discounts and save money?
On our tour through the districts of Zurich Aussersihl and Oerlikon, you will learn more about what the KulturLegi offers. You will visit the Caritas market and Caritas secondhand store nearby. We help you fll out the application form for the KulturLegi and you will receive helpful tips for saving money in everyday life. There will also be enough time for your questions.

First event:

  • Wednesday, 4th May 2022, 13.30 – 16.30; German, Arabic, English, Spanish and Tigrinya.

Where: 

ECAP Zürich Kita
Brauerstrasse 75
8004 Zürich

Second event:

  • Wednesday, 2nd November 2022, 13.30 – 16.30; German, Arabic, English, Spanish and Tigrinya.

Where:

ECAP Zürich Kita
Magdalenenstrasse 37
8050 Zürich

This event is free of charge, including childcare.

Please sign up here: www.caritas-zuerich.ch/infoleben

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Information on all aspects of Money

Do you have questions concerning money? How do I set a budget and what is relevant to keep in mind when doing so? Where can I turn in light of financial problems? In our workshops you’ll get information on collection agency, debt traps like credit and customer cards, health insurance and taxes.

We provide information in different languages.

Specialists from Caritas Zürich will inform and individually counsel you following the workshop.

First event:

  • Wednesday, May 18th 2022: 17.30-20.00: English, German, Arabic, Tigrinya and French:

Where:

Caritas Zürich
Beckenhofstrasse 16
8006 Zurich

Second event:

  • Thursday, September 22th 2022; 17-30-20.00: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian and Albanian

Where:

Stellwerk 500
Hohlstrasse 500
8048 Zürich

Registration: www.caritas-zuerich.ch/infoarbeiten or phone 044 366 68 90. This event is free of charge.

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How to find an apartment

Informations about finding an apartment in Zurich:

  • How do I search for an apartment in the city of Zurich?
  • What are the requirements for different housing options, as for example cooperatives, etc.?
  • What do I need to know about tenancy law?

Specialists from Domicil Foundation and Caritas Zürich will inform in various languages.

First event: 

  • Thursday, 23th June 2022, 18.30-20.30: German, English, Arabic, Tigrinya and French.

Where:

Stellwerk 500
Hohlstrasse 500
8048 Zürich

Second event:

  • Tuesday, 8th November 2022; 18.30-20.30; German, English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French and Albanian.

Where:

Caritas Zürich
Beckenhofstrasse 16
8006 Zurich

This event is free of charge. No registration necessary.

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Free Walk: New in Zurich Tour

An informative and entertaining tour with all you need to know plus insider information about Zurich. Get acquainted with Zurich's culture and life, learn what is important when living in Zurich. Meet and chat with other newcomers, learn about taxes, the political system, recycling, cultural specificities, services offered by the city of Zurich and try some basic words in Swiss German.

Upcoming dates:
Every Sunday at 11am

Meeting point: 
Paradeplatz (in front of Credit Suisse)

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Free Walk Switzerland is a not-for-profit association that is offering guided tours on a tip-basis. This tour is supported by the City of Zurich and therefore no tip is expected. 

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