Who is our target group

The target group includes immigrant and refugee women who have arrived in Denmark within the last five years and are at risk of unemployment and social exclusion.

A MENTEE CAN BE EXPECTED TO BE SOMEONE WHO

  • Lacks knowledge about the Danish labor market and society
  • Needs clarification as to whether her work experience or education is aligned with the type of work she is looking for
  • Lacks fluency with the Danish language
  • Does not have a network to lean on
  • Feels socially isolated and may experience low self-confidence

WHAT CAN A MENTOR HELP WITH

A mentor is a person who has chosen to volunteer a few hours a month to support an immigrant or refugee woman move forward with her personal and professional ambitions in Denmark.

A MENTOR CAN FX HELP WITH

  • Job applications and interviews
  • Reassessment of employment potential
  • Support in choosing an area of study or to further mentees’ education
  • Support in relation to establishing a social network
  • Confidential conversations on mentees’ integration challenges

Read more about our volunteer mentors here.