Guardians at Buildings (경비원 파견)

Countries: 
Republic of Korea
Implemented by: 
Korea Labor Force Development Institute for the Aged, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Local apartment complexes
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)
Description: 

The Korea Labor Force Development Institute encourages local senior clubs/welfare centers to offer education and training for older persons to work as guardians at apartments, public organizations, and commercial districts. After the training, older persons are matched with work at the buildings and usually work on 12-hour or 8-hour shifts.