It gives long-term unemployed people the chance to get involved and to improve their career prospects by cooperating on projects like redesigning the interiors of shipping containers, up-cycling waste materials to make furniture and design objects, and a wide range of cultural activities. The projects are conceptually linked and make working with «JACK IN THE BOX» an appealing prospect for unemployed people and help ensure a positive public perception of the association’s activities.

The cultural work is of particular importance, as it allows a range of different collaborative projects to take place across all social levels and a variety of partnerships to be established with many different kinds of institutions.