A roadmap to facilitate work and integration for and through sport

The Minister of Sports for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, will travel to Seine-Saint-Denis this Monday morning to the Rugby Club of Drancy (Merwoine Majidi club, winner of the association through sport trophies) to in a morning dedicated to professional integration through sport.

He will first lead a round table around initiatives in this area (actions affecting more than 20,000 beneficiaries each year), then with his counterparts from Labor, Olivier Dussopt, and Vocational Education and Training, Carole Grandjean, this will start a common “roadmap” in the development of work and integration through and in sport. A document in which The team was able to find out.

This text presents five main themes. Essentially, it is a matter of coordinating a whole range of actions aimed at improving inclusion through sport. Coordination between the various signatory ministries should make it possible to simplify and clarify some points. “These actions will solve a lot of things about the practical aspects that actors face on a daily basis”it is estimated at the Ministry of Sports.

Build bridges between diplomas that lead to careers in sport

If it is a question of integration or work, the leaders of the associations often do not know who to contact to launch such an action or solve such a problem. The goal of some of the proposals outlined in the roadmap is to simplify, clarify and develop systems in this area.

So, the first focus on improving the readability of the training and certification offer in the field of sport. “In sports, we indicate the avenue de France, there are many degrees (900!) leading to sports careers. grade “don’t talk”. The goal is therefore to create bridges between them or develop continuous training to reduce the high turnover in the field of sports jobs.

The government aims to facilitate access to work schemes either through communication efforts or, for example, through support for the promotion of sports employer groups, an important tool for combining sports jobs. A “Grenelle” on work and sports professions should be held in early 2023.

A network of “engaged clubs” could be launched.

The roadmap also aims to launch a network of “engaged clubs” built on the current “engaged companies” model. The idea is that clubs acting on integration issues can now be recognized by communities or companies and thus supported in their action. The goal is to reach 10,000 labeled clubs by 2024.

Also development of the stadium system towards work, initiated in 2019 in the North by Philippe Lamblin, the former president of the French Athletics Federation (1997-2001). It is a matter of bringing companies and jobseekers into contact with sporting events: a bit of sport for everyone in the morning, interviews in the afternoon between recruiters and the unemployed who will meet on the track or in grass “We have ambitious goals, it was directed to the ministry: 500 operations in 2024, which means 50,000 people are affected”.

Valuing the status of volunteers

Another point that has been close to the heart of Amélie Oudéa-Castéra since she took office, is the improvement of the status of volunteers. The text emphasizes the integration of the sports component within the public service framework for the validation of acquired experience (VAE) provided by a bill. Recognizing the skills that volunteers develop in the field of sport can give them training rights.

Finally, the text includes a chapter devoted to the retraining of high-level athletes with a measurable goal: that of the Performance Pact system hosted by the Sports Foundation, led by the former Secretary of State Thierry Braillard, can benefit 1,000 athletes in five years, five years. times more than today.

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