An organisation that combines theatre training and other techniques to develop psycho-emotional and vocational skills to help different groups of unemployed people (young, long-term, single parents, immigrants) replace passivity with proactivity and gain employment.

Impact indicators


  • Job placement has increased by 17.6% with participation in the group assigned as ‘capable of integration’, going from 0% to 36.5%. 

  • JobAct has reached a total of 1,650 participants, with 55 production premieres in the last four years. 



  • The project has an average job placement rate of 50% across all programmes. 

  • Around 60% of participants between 20 and 24 years find employment after 12 months of the programme. 

  • Three years after attending a JobAct project, almost 80% of the participants are working or have positive prospects.


Sandra Schürmann, Projektfabrik.
This Works Summit by Ashoka (2016). Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (2010). Ashoka Fellowship (2009).