Filcho Filev, chairman of “Aleko Konstantinov 1884”
chitalishte library, signing the Glob@l Libraries MOU
Official opening of the information and training center
under the Glob@l Libraries Programme
Project “Citizens of Provadia –
informed, motivated and able
on the labor market”
Leading organization – “Al. Konstantinov
1884” chitalishte library
Partner – “Modern Chitalishte”
Funding body – Grant scheme for
funding of innovative projects
under the Glob@l Libraries
The project in the thematic area of “Information,
Training and Counceling” - employment, training for
vulnerable social groups, groups at risk, lifelong
The project contributes to social inclusion of
vulnerable groups, focusing on young people under
29 and people over 55.
people (16-29 y.o.), unemployed, irrespective
of gender, ethnicity or religion;
(over 55), active job seekers, dropped out of
the labor market due to lack of ICT skills;
from chitalishte libraries in Provadia
Social inclusion of marginalized groups through employment
e-services in the library.
Providing e-services that offer a solution to the existing
problems of personal and career development of vulnerable
Providing e-services to enhance the interaction between
vulnerable groups and chitalishte libraries.
Using the opportunities of modern ICT to improve the availability
and introduction of new services in the library.
Organizing an information campaign to select the
project’s target group.
Increasing the employability of the unemployed by
offering a professional qualification.
Increasing the motivation of the target group for
personal and professional development.
Motivational training “Finding the job we want”.
Ability to work with employment e-services users
(drafting job applications).
Career guidance and counseling through e-services.
Providing publicity and information.
Young people who have acquired professional qualifications: 13
Adults over 55 who have acquired professional qualifications: 6
Librarians in chitalishte libraries who have acquired skills
to offer e-services: 10
Completed trainings in the job position of “Computer Operator”:
Completed motivational trainings: 2
Completed trainings on working with e-services users: 1
Completed online consultations: 8 hours
Completed coaching sessions: 8 hours
Participants who found a job: 14
Benefits for the library
Additional capacity in providing employment e-services.
Additional capacity for working with people from vulnerable
Cooperation and exchange of information, ideas, services
and expertise with other organizations: “Modern Chitalishte”
Association, Employment Office Directorate, etc.
Increased social prestige and recognition.
New patrons and library users attracted.