Mentoring with Routes
We pair women in the first 15 years of their careers with women from refugee or asylum seeking backgrounds, for a 3 month long training and mentoring programme.
As a mentor, you will help your mentee define a set of personal or professional goals, which you will support them to meet by the end of your time together.
Developing purposeful leaders
As a mentors, you will be trained in communication, management and leadership, mentoring and coaching. We promote leadership that has three things at its core: joy, welcome and patience.
All our mentors leave the programme with a unique leadership experience, greater self-confidence and meaningful new relationships both with their mentee and with their cohort of fellow mentors.
We charge every mentor a fee, to be paid by their employer. Routes is a social enterprise, so as well as covering mentor training costs, this fee allows us to provide each mentee with free confidence building English language classes.
Only 24% of senior positions worldwide are held by women
Becoming a mentor is a tried and tested way to help individuals realise their potential
40% of millennial employees plan to leave their job within the next two years
Volunteering is proven to make people feel happier and more fulfilled
Want to be a mentor?
Applications for our Spring 2019 programme will open at the start of December.
Please sign up below to register your interest and be the first to hear when applications open.
Every mentor is paired with a woman from a refugee or asylum-seeking background. During the programme, mentees attend two hours a week of confidence-building English classes on top of their mentoring sessions.
Their mentor will help them to identify and work towards a set of personal and/or professional goals, broadening their networks and improving their wellbeing by opening up new opportunities and providing an opportunity for them to practise English.