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General

In which cities is the program located?

We have programs in Paris and the Paris region, in Aix, Lille, Rennes and Bordeaux.

Open programs

Can we become partners?

Yes, of course. Visit our partners page to find out more.

What is included in the training?

There are French courses, English courses, professionalizing workshops and each refugee is accompanied by 3 volunteers in the redefinition of his or her professional project in France. For more information, please visit our know-how page.

Are you a recognized training organization?

Yes.

Where can I find your latest impact report?

You can consult our impact page and contact us if you want to know more.

How do you finance yourself?

Each One is an association. Its activities and development of the association are mainly financed by public (ministries, delegations...) and private (corporate foundations, companies...) partnerships. We also have self-financing capacities through several training activities and subscriptions to our programs.

How long does the program last?

The program lasts 12 weeks (20 hours per week).

How do refugees hear about your programs?

Refugees hear about us through word of mouth, from social workers or from our partners. If you want to talk about it around you, don't hesitate to consult our know-how to be ready!

Where do the refugees in your programs come from?

Refugees participating in our programs come from 39 different countries.

Claims
Claims

In the event of major dissatisfaction linked to non-compliance with the contractual clauses, you can communicate to us as a "stakeholder" of the training courses each One a formal and written complaint. The complaint form can be filled in by clicking on the following link.

This will be dealt with as soon as possible. If necessary, recourse to an external mediator may be requested, as a priority to the usual legal channels, in particular in the event of rejection or refusal to grant the complaint in full or in part.

The confidentiality of personal data is respected and the entire complaints procedure is in line with the provisions of the GDPR.

Participants

Is this training paid for?

No, but you can benefit from the RSA by Pôle Emploi or a youth allowance by your Local Mission.

When can I register?

You can register at any time of the year via the registration form but there are two interview sessions per year: one for the fall programs and one for the spring programs.

Can I choose my school?

You can choose the city in which you want to attend the program but you will not be able to choose the school to which you will be assigned. Our programs are the same at each school. The promotions are constituted by level of French.

Can I join the program if I am an asylum seeker?

Unfortunately, our program is not suited for asylum seekers.

What degree will I get?

You will receive a certificate co-signed by the partner institution and Each One.

When do the courses start?

It depends on the school you are assigned to, but generally, the Fall semester starts in September/October and the Spring semester starts in January/February.

Is it possible to work at the same time as participating in the program?

Yes, but you have to be available up to 20 hours a week to follow the program. Class attendance is mandatory.

What happens when the program ends?

You are supported by a mentor for the duration of the program. The goal is to customize the rest of the program to help you find a job or go back to studying.

I don't speak French very well, do I have a chance?

Yes, we require a minimum A2 level (understand simple statements, introduce yourself, ask and answer basic questions, communicate in a simple way with patient and cooperative listeners).

How does the recruitment work?

If you meet the criteria of age, administrative status, level of French and motivation, you will be invited for a motivational interview and a written French test. If you are selected, you will receive an email informing you of the school to which you will be assigned to confirm your registration. Once your application has been confirmed, you will receive practical information concerning your return to school.

What are the criteria for participating in the program?

To participate, you must be of legal age, have refugee status or subsidiary protection, a minimum A2 level in French, be available during the 12 weeks of the program and be motivated to take full advantage of it.

When will I receive a response to my application?

If your application is accepted, you will receive an email inviting you to an interview. Don't panic, it can take time.

I don't have a place to live, can I still participate?

Yes, no problem at all. We can also help you on this matter if it prevents you from following the program.

What are my commitments to the program?

You must show availability and assiduity and take part in the entire program: go to classes and meet your companions.

How much does the program cost?

The program is completely free.

Volunteers

How much time will it take up per week?

Each accompanying person must meet regularly with the refugee he or she is accompanying. You are free to decide on the timing, but we recommend that you see each other at least once every two weeks. And it is compulsory to participate in the key moments of the programme (matching evening...).

How do I register?

You can register to become a volunteer using the dedicated form.

There is no open program in my city, but I want to contribute, what can I do?

You can already read our Know-How and Set Up a Program pages, and contact us.

Do I need to know in advance if I want to be a Mentor or a Coach or a Buddy?

Yes, we ask you to position yourself on one of the three roles when you register.

I want to volunteer, but all the programs are full, what can I do?

You can still fill in the form for the next semesters. If you are a professional and wish to put your skills to the benefit of the association, you can contact us within the framework of a skills patronage.

What are my commitments to the program and the beneficiaries?

You must make yourself available for the entire duration of the program to meet the expectations of the person you are accompanying and participate in the events organized by the team.

Will I choose which participant I accompany?

The student teams match you and the refugees according to your background, activity sectors and passions.

Need some help?

Is something not clear? Do you have a question or a special request? Feel free to contact us by email or by starting a discussion via our live chat service.

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