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Sign up for our FREE, INTENSIVE and MADE TO MEASURE coaching program: for 6 months, 2 to 3 hours a week, you and your mentor will work hard to get you a job!
Your professional project
Your CV and motivation letters
Your professional network
The way you handle job interviews
No degree or experience required
We regularly talk about our mentors, our mentees, our duos… But in the shadows, discreet and attentive, are also… our coordinators!
Jorge & Walter
This experience led to several job interviews. I met some wonderful people who invested so much in order to help us find work.
Arlette, Brussels, 27 years old
It’s exactly the mentor I wanted!
Lizhen, Brussels, 29 years old
Excellent experience with a lot of motivating exchanges.
Nazir, Brussels, 26 years old
DUO is a means of doubling one’s capacity.
Chris, Brussels, 31 years old
I am motivated to have a coordinator as Anaïs and a mentor as Sabine who do everything for my project. I have a joie de vivre in a friendly and pleasant environment with all their kindness.
Marie-Ange, Brussels, 24 years old
I hadn’t met a single person like him in Belgium. We’ve really built a relationship of trust. And needless to say, I will continue to meet with him once I actually start working.” says Khalid, once again hopeful. Jean-Louis concludes, visibly touched, that he has “already received so much in return from his mentee.
Jean-Louis & Khalid, Liege
From the very start, I knew she was cut out to launch her own business.” explains Pascale. Meanwhile Afaf has launched her own sewing workshop! Afaf replies, “I know it’s not DUO’s main aim, but Pascale gave me incredible moral support.
Pascale & Afaf, Brussels
DUO is an experience that goes beyond just helping someone find work.” discovered Joëlle. “We joined forces to identify Samsam’s talents and to find out what she wanted to do with her life. Samsam adds, ” It’s thanks to people like Joëlle that I am starting to feel at home in Belgium.
Joëlle & Samsam, Antwerp
I love DUO. A team that is both professional and honest. I love the attitude and energy. It can simply make life better!
Yasser, Brussels, 25 years old
It may just be a tiny little drop in the ocean, but I feel like mentoring my four duos has left its mark. ” says Joëlle. ” Three of the four mentees I helped have found a job. We are still in touch. It’s really satisfying as a mentor to know that you can make a difference.
Joëlle & Jean-Hubert, Brussels
DUO is just the programme I needed. It enabled me to go further in my search efforts towards employment. I gained experience. I regret that I did not hear about this programme much sooner but I am very proud of all I have learned from it
Francine, Brussels, 30 years old
I have learned so much. Thanks to DUO, I have regained confidence in myself. I had run out of ideas. I was lost and now I have found myself
Ali, Brussels, 22 years old
Be between 18 and 33 years old
Have a parent or grandparent born outside the European Union
Have a valid residence permit in Belgium (minimum 6 months)
Our mentoring programme is aimed at young people of foreign origin, i.e. all young people who have a foreign nationality from outside the European Union, but also all young people who are Belgian but who have a parent or grandparent who was born outside the EU.
Why is this? It is well acknowledged that having a foreign origin is a barrier to accessing the labour market, so our action aims to restore equal opportunities for all.
Having a mentor by your side really increases your chances on the job market. 7 out of 10 young people find a job, an internship or a training course thanks to their duo!
After attending an information session, you will meet with a coordinator from Duo for a Job who will take the time to assess your background, your expectations and your personality. Following this interview, you will be matched by Duo for a Job with the mentor who best suits you! Depending on your availability, you will meet your mentor for the first time and if you want to continue the adventure together, you will start your duo!
These steps usually take between 15 days and 1 month.
Think again! 25% of the young people we mentor have a higher education degree. In the job search, a degree is not everything. Your mentor can help you to better understand the codes of the sector, share his or her experience with you, help you build a network, etc.
Of course! Each duo starts with an inventory to be made together: who you are, what you like to do, what your skills are, what your priorities are, etc. All this information will allow you to better define the path you want to take.