YCI operations in Europe first launched in Poland in 2004 with the Sheraton Warsaw piloting the programme. To date, YCI Poland has completed six cohorts and graduated 72 young participants. Five luxury properties in Warsaw including brands from leading hotel chains Marriott, Starwood and Rezidor combine efforts to run the training programme each year.
AVSI Polska, a non-governmental organisation supporting human development with particular attention to education, assists YCI in Poland with the recruitment and monitoring of the young beneficiaries, and the coordination of the programme, alongside SOS Children's Villages Poland and two government labour offices.
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