The project “Aprendiz do bem” ensures the taking over of adolescents and young people between 14 and 24, in a situation of social vulnerability and risk, or who must serve a “social worth” .
Through this project, young people become apprentices and can obtain a professional qualification. Casa do Menor through pedagogy of the “presence” helps them to integrate into society and start a new life. The contract as an apprentice is a special contract: fixed-term, regular work book. The apprentice has the same rights as any other worker.
Within the training offered by Casa do Menor there are several activities including: training, a continuous pedagogical and psycho-social treatment, the update meetings with the heads of enterprises, output, incentives for extracurricular projects like charity events. Important is the collaboration with business and with the Municipality of Nova Iguaçu and other institutions of the area.