Jobs for disabled | Jobs For Disabled in India - Youth4Jobs
  • As a System Changer, we work at 3 levels:
  • Changing mindsets of communities, colleges and companies
  • Accessibility : Infrastructure, workplace and technology
  • Skilling with job linkages : For less educated and educated youth with disabilities
Youth4Jobs focuses on education and employment of persons with disabilities.
It is powered by the fact that a job to one member of the family takes the entire family out of poverty in sustained manner.

CORE VALUES

    A Belief in:
  • Transparency
  • Potential of the Poor
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Creativity & Innovation

MANTRA

Community Mantra: This is your project: We work together to improve your lives

Company Mantra: Hire from us because it makes business sense... Not out of pity or sympathy

Vision

A Better Future for Young India

Mission

Partnering with Stakeholders and vulnerable unreached communities to co-create pioneering solutions for an inclusive workplace

Our Achievements

7730813

7.7 million households

Village Connect

1022

1022+ partnerships

Corporate Connect

44

Pan India

Our Skilling Centers

28112

Trained





Youth Trained

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70% - aspirational youth placed in companies

10% - local rural livelihoods

Balance - Higher education & Govt. Jobs

Youth Placed

853

5 states

14 universities / colleges tie ups

800+ placed in companies

College Connect

Our Reach

9 years young. Largest in this space

We go where India needs us. Y4J is present in BIMARU states like Jharkhand and Odisha; as well as remote states in the North east.

Youth4Jobs' work helps achieve SDG Goals

Real Life Changing Stories

Ajay Kulkarni

M. Tech, JAVA Developer, Natwest

I couldn't pick up sounds since childhood and hence couldn't understand what others said nor could I communicate. With the constant support from my parents and teachers I went on to complete my MTech. It isn't easy for a person with disability to get a job in software industry. I was looking for a job and while searching for NGOs I came across Y4J. I was given an option to interview with Natwest, I got placed and this job got me an excellent salary package. Even in these hard pandemic testing times I managed to get an excellent job. I never stopped in believing in myself and my dreams and Y4J supported me really well in making my dream job a reality.

Testimonials

Rethi Nair

Vice President Operations | WPB Operations | D&I Site Lead, GSC Malaysia | D&I Generations ERG Lead, GSCs

"The Role Mapping and Sensitization Training delivered by Y4J aligns well with our objective of building a strong and inclusive culture by leveraging diverse skills and abilities and complements our continuous effort to look out for, hire and support talents who are differently abled. Kudos to everyone involved!"

What's New


  • Portal Helps 17800 With Disabilities Find Jobs

    Meera Shenoy launched Youth4Jobs initiative in 2012 after working closely in the rural and tribal employment sector and learning how difficult it is for people with disabiliti
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  • Zero Project Ashoka Impact Transfer 2021

    Setting up smart inclusion centres in colleges/universities highlighting technology, accessibility and creating an ecosystem that fosters inclusive society and empowered peopl
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  • Skilling youth: A journey of hope

    The pioneering founder and CEO of Youth4Jobs Meera Shenoy on how attitudes of training young adults have changed over the years
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  • Covid Real Life Stories

    50 Stories - Jobs for the Disabled during COVID Times
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  • Vedanta Bravehearts - Meera Shenoy

    "Meera Shenoy is a beacon of hope to our youth, turning "Disability into Ability", creating a platform of equality. I salute her efforts."
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  • HOSPITALITY REPORT LAUNCH EVENT

    Our latest report capturs live case studies and demonstrates how to enable inclusion of PwDs in the hospitality sector.
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  • CSR TIMES GOLD AWARDS 2020

    Awarded for our work with Persons with Disability during the Pandemic.
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  • GTSABERA AWARD 2020

    Recognized as a Changemaker in the space of Disability and Inclusion.
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  • ZERO PROJECT AWARD - 2021

    Smart Inclusion Center
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  • Mar 2021

    Qimpro Gold Standard 2019

    Qimpro Gold Standard 2019 Citation for Meera Shenoy
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  • The Hindu: Helping disabled upskill during the lockdown

    At a time when every skilling organisation had halted operations, we were the only ones who launched a programme in the disability space; one of the few working at the bottom
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  • Y4J's COVID Response covered by The Better India

    Finding a job for persons with disabilities is a challenge even during regular times. We are delighted that our work of training and placing youth with disability during the p
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  • Y4J Case Study by Harvard

    We are delighted to post the link to a Harvard Business Publishing Education Case Study on our work. Many Thanks to Prof. S. Ramnarayan and Dr. Sunita Mehta of Indian Schoo
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  • Hyderabad Career Expo

    First-of-its-kind event in Hyderabad – “Career Expo 2019 for Persons with Disability” - 400 candidates and over 17 Corporate Organisations attended
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  • GoDiverse Award for Y4J

    The award was presented by Ms. Mehnaz Nadiadwala the sister of the acclaimed Bollywood film director, Mr. Sajid Nadiadwala.
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  • Hindi Translation of YOU CAN released in Jaipur

    The inspirational book was released at the Saksham National Conference in Jaipur by The Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Shri Thaa
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  • IDEATION WORKSHOP @ SHI SCHOOL, HYDERABAD

    What do you get when you challenge children to invent solutions using everyday items?
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  • DOUBLE WINNER Americares Spirit of Humanity Award

    Y4J became the first in Americares history to win the top prize in TWO separate categories: Livelihoods AND Disability
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  • National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)-2017

    Y4J won the prestigious National Award for for best placement agency for persons with disability
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  • HSBC Global Team Visit

    On 18 April 2018 a large team from HSBC visited the Y4J Training Center at Hyderabad
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  • ART YOU CAN FEEL: TEXTILE COLLAGES

    The second Not Just Art workshop was held as part of the Ashayasiddhi camp, held between 29 March-12 April at the Government High School for Blind Girls in Malakpet, Hyderabad
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  • BREAKING BARRIERS: ANYBODY CAN PAINT

    At the Government High School for Blind Girls, Malakpet, on 25 January, the courtyard was awash in artfully brushed shades of blue, brown, and red. There was excitement in the
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  • Drishti Eye Check Up Camp at Hyderabad Center

    Eye check up conducted for all our candidates
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  • Article: Y4J on Inclusion in THE HINDU

    Not just multinational companies, even smaller operators in Tier-II cities are now keen on mainstreaming people with disabilities
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  • Industry Meet - Medak District

    Presided by Mr. Ronald Rose IAS, Collector, Medak District
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  • Jaipur Lit Fest Book Launch of Meera Shenoy's Book "YOU CAN"

    Book "YOU CAN" launched at JLF 2016, authored by Meera Shenoy
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  • Alumni Meet - @ Visakhapatnam - 30 Dec 2015

    Visakhapatnam Skill Development & Placement Center began on Oct 2015 and completed its first batch with 20 PwDs.
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  • All India Radio Appearance for Mobilization

    August Mobilization with the help of All India Radio
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  • Definitely Abled - Hans Article 2015

    Definitely Abled - Hans Article 2015
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  • Harmony Magazine - Meera Shenoy interview

    22 September 2015: Meera was covered under the SPEAK section of the September 2015, 4th issue - which covers senior citizens making a positive mark on society.
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  • Aug 2020

    ABN News Coverage of Y4J

    This is the leading channel in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
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  • Article on Y4J published by Better India

    Y4J featured in Better India on 14 July, 2015
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  • Eenadu - 8 June 2015


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  • From Disability to Ability

    Meera Shenoy at TedxBerkeley
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