Mentees meet with the Arise Team before being matched, to get to know the team, the programme and gain an insight into what they would like to gain from it and how best we can help them.
We work out an agreed plan with the mentee and they will go on to have meetings with the Arise Team and their parents, guardians or social workers to ensure that they get the very best out of the programme.
If you are interested and considering becoming a mentor, have a look at our steps to applying below. Mentors will receive training at the start of their induction and will be supported by our team throughout the programme. Mentors will also be expected to have a clear DBS check.
Please note all mentors will be required to carry out the necessary checks before starting with Arise Refugees.
Attend a national launch event
Talk to us
Fill application form
Attend mandatory training
Attend informal interview
Apply for DBS check & safeguarding training
Prepare sessions & upskill yourself
Matching process begins
Meet your mentee
Establish regular contact
Change a life forever
In between the scheduled mentoring meetings, there will be a follow-up phone call to the mentee to discuss progress and prepare for the next scheduled mentoring activity. During the programme, mentors are expected to take part in mandatory programme training to further enhance their skills and discuss any issues that they may have.
Over the last few years, the UK has witnessed an influx of refugee children entering the country hoping to make it their home. Mentoring can help young people achieve:
You can register to become a mentor online at www.ariserefugees.com or email email@example.com.
The relationship between you and your mentor is completely confidential. However, there are certain exceptions to this based on child protection and safeguarding.
It might be useful to talk to others who have been involved in a mentor program, to find out how much they have gained from it. Alternatively, if you have any questions about the Programme, you can contact us and we will try our best to answer them. However, the only real way to decide whether you will benefit from having a Mentor or not, is to give it a go!
Nothing – the mentor programme is free.
The programme consists of 6 sessions, you will meet once every two weeks. This means that the mentorship will be 12 weeks long.
1. Contact us to register your interest.
2. We will then begin the process of matching you with a suitable mentee.
3. You will attend mentor training and get you DBS checked
4. Once successfully matched, it will then be up to you and your mentor to decide on the details of your mentoring relationship.
5. Once an understanding is in place, you will develop goals and agree milestones to work towards using our mentor handbook.