Professionals the non-profit sector needs mostby Roberta Lunghini - 2015.05.27
Professional teachers, social and health workers, social media and intercultural technicians, psychologists and social support assistants are the professionals most sought by the Italian non-profit sector. As regards geographic distribution, there is most need for the intellectual, scientific and highly specialised workers, especially in Lombardy (25.3%), Veneto (12.4%), Puglia (7.6%) and Sicily (7.4%). While office workers are most in demand in Lombardy (14.9%), Lazio (12%), Tuscany (9.7%) and Veneto (9.1%). Finally, technical professions are most needed in Lombardy (19.3%), but also in Piedmont (10.3%), Tuscany (7.4%), Veneto and Sardinia (7% in both territories). This is what emerges from the 'Audit on the professional needs of non-profit enterprises', a study conducted by Isfol on behalf of the Ministry of Welfare, on a national sample of about 3,000 social enterprises with at least one employee on either a permanent or fixed-term contract or apprenticeship.
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