This project supports up to 25 refugees a year to improve their employment prospects. The current programme is offered with Jacobs.

Offers a wide range of individualised information, guidance and support, including in regard to;

  • Professional roles in the UK
  • Career development
  • UK industry knowledge
  • Job application & interview skills
  • Professional bodies
  • UK experience
  • Industry qualifications

Who provides the service?

From January 2023 – March 2024 Refugees & Mentors and Jacobs, a global engineering company, are offering mentoring for refugee professionals using our Returner Project and Jacobs employees.

Mentors are Jacobs employees, with experience in different sectors and a variety of roles. All volunteers have participated in induction training and are supported by Refugees & Mentors and Jacobs.

How is mentoring provided?

  • For up to 5 months.
  • 5 hours commitment each month.
  • Face-to-face and virtually, in the day or early evening.

To find out more email

The Mentoring Project is accredited with a national quality mark for mentoring, the Mentoring and Befriending Approved Provider Standard. 

We welcome feedback from refugees and volunteers to