ÖJAB – Österreichische JungArbeiterBewegung
Austrian Young Workers Movement
MAJO - Mouvement Autrichien des Jeunes Ouvriers
... is a generation-connecting youth organisation, independent of any political party or religious obligation.
As a non-profit organisation, it offers 4,400 places to stay for students, pupils, apprentices, young workers, senior citizens and refugees in a total of 26 ÖJAB-houses nationwide, thus making it one the largest residency organisations in Austria. At present almost 3,900 young people, 470 senior citizens and 55 refugees are staying in 21 student hostels and youth residences, in three senior citizens' residences and nursing homes, in an intergenerational residency and in an intercultural hostel.
ÖJAB has three main areas of operation:
Student hostels and youth residences, youth activities, support and training for young people, scholarships – more general Informationen
2. Senior citizens
Senior citizens’ residences and nursing homes, home care, intergenerational residency, focus on intergenerational projects – more general Informationen
3. Education, Europe, Development
Vocational education and training (BPI), European & international youth work, global learning, development cooperation (DC), mostly Africa, refugee work – more general Informationen
The organisation’s primary objective behind all of these activities is to bring people together, provide opportunities for them and help them learn from one another – in residences, from different parts of Austria, Europe and the world, from different social backgrounds, of different ages, with different (political) viewpoints and religions. ÖJAB is continuously striving to foster the promotion and integration of disadvantaged and special needs people.
Over 500 employees help to achieve this goal on a daily basis, with many more offering their highly treasured services on a voluntary basis.
Download information leaflet "ÖJAB":
All about ÖJAB on 4 pages, with a complete list of all ÖJAB addresses: