Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy

Public Employment Services in Poland are a member of EURES network since the time of Poland’s accession to the European Union.

In each country of the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland, EURES network activities are coordinated by National EURES Coordination Offices.

In Poland, the function of the National Coordination Office is performed by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy, Department of Labour Market.

The activities under the EURES network in Poland are provided by:

  • voivodeship labour offices
  • poviat labour offices
  • Voivodeship Voluntary Labour Corps Headquarters
  • Youth Education and Labour Centres of the Voluntary Labour Corps
  • entities accredited by the Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy

The network of EURES counsellors and assistants spans the entire territory of Poland. Addresses and phone numbers of counsellors and assistants are available in the part:

EURES services are integrated with services provided by labour offices and Voluntary Labour Corps and include:

  • support in finding a job abroad
  • international job offers at the European job mobility portal and at the national EURES website
  • a possibility to upload a CV to the database at the European Job Mobility portal
  • recruitment for work abroad in selected professions
  • assistance in drafting of a CV
  • a possibility to participate in international job fairs and other recruitment events in Poland
  • access to European Job Days in Poland and abroad (regular and on-line)
  • access to initiatives and programmes supporting employment of young people

The results of EURES network activities in Poland include organisation of information meetings, consultancy days, job fairs. These events are accompanies by presentation on living and working conditions in EU and EFTA countries and interviews of foreign employers with candidates from Poland.

Addresses and phone numbers of entities authorised to provide EURES network services can be found at the following website:

The activities under the EURES network in Poland are laid down in:

The Act sets forth the state’s tasks with regard to employment promotion, mitigation of unemployment effects and vocational development, taking into account Poland’s membership in the structures of the European Union.

The Ordinance lays down detailed conditions, procedure and methods of providing job placement services, vocational counselling and trainings by poviat and voivodeship labour offices. The Ordinance also lays down conditions, procedure and methods of providing job placement services under the EURES network by the Voluntary Labour Corps.