Is the mentor always in the same sector of activity as the job seeker?Where possible, the mentor has worked in the same sector of activity as the mentee However, the sector is not the only criterion taken into account. Indeed, when matching we also take into account both personality and interests.Few readers
What does the mentee expect from me?Each mentee is different, His/her needs and expectations are therefore not always the same.
In general, he/she does not always have the necessary tools for their job search. Therefore, the mentee expects you to help define his/her professional desires and identify their skills, to write a CV and motivation letter or to search for job opportunities together.
It is a team effort.Few readers
What are the criteria to become a mentor?This article is also available in:
To become a mentor, you:
Are available 2 to 3 hours per week
Have a professional experience to capitalise on
Do you meet these criteria? Sign up for an information session and help a young person find a job!Few readers
Am I qualified to become a mentor?No coaching experience is required.
Training is organised so that you are equipped with all the necessary tools to p mentor the mentee in his/her job search properly.
Workshops will also be proposed throughout your mentoring period and you will have the opportunity to meet other mentors every two months. These intervisions will allow you to share your experience and seek advice from your fellow mentors!Few readers
Will I be paid?As a volunteer, you don’t get paid. However, DUO for a JOB funds entirely the obligatory training each mentor has to follow.Few readers
After 6 months, can I re-enroll for a second mentoring?That is possible! When concluding a duo, we always ask you to fill in an evaluation form. On this form you can already tick that you are interested in taking on a new mentee.
9 out of 10 mentors repeat the experience!Few readers
Is there a minimum study level required to become a mentor?We do not target a specific study level. The key is that the mentor has professional experience to highlight and share.Few readers
How many mentees should I accompany?You accompany a young person for 6 months. This rule is intended so that you can focus on one mentee at a time and for you to be able to give a few hours a week without it overwhelming you with work.Few readers
What if I'm not retired?This article is also available in:
One of the conditions to become a mentor is to be 50 years old or over.
Being retired is not an obligation as long as you have some time to dedicate to your mentee.Few readers
What if i don't get along with my mentee?If a conflict arises during the mentoring period or you feel uneasy in your duo, feel free to contact your coordinator and tell him/her. We will then try to find a solution so that everything goes as smoothly as possible.
If however you still don’t get along, we will put an end to your duo and we will put you in contact with a young person with whom agreement is possibleFew readers
How does it work concretely?Following your participation in a group online or face-to-face information session, you will have an individual meeting with a coordinator from the association so that we can get to know you better and define your profile and expectations. This exchange will also allow us to answer any questions you may have about mentoring.
You will then be invited to an online training course where you will be introduced to the methodology of DUO for a JOBFew readers
Why would I want to be a mentor?To share and transmit your professional experience.
Develop new social skills through a programme of continuous training.
Live a unique and rewarding human experience.
Sign up for a voluntary act of active citizenship.
Integrate an active network of mentors.Few readers