DUO for a JOB is an association active in the socio-professional area and continuing education. Via the concept of intergenerational mentoring, they work on various issues, representative of the social issues existing in European metropoles like Brussels and beyond: How to recreate the social links and solidarity in our neighbourhoods? How to fight discrimination and xenophobia? How to reduce the growing gap between generations and promote active aging?


The Shift helpt leden gebruik maken van het globaal kader van de UN Sustainable Development Goals om hun maatschappelijke ambities in kaart te brengen.

8. Decent work and economic growth

DUO for a JOB met en relation des jeunes, connaissant des difficultés d’accès au marché du travail du fait de leur origine ethnique et/ou géographique, avec des seniors expérimentés du secteur recherché, afin de les aider, les soutenir et les accompagner dans leur projet professionnel (formation, stage, emploi).​ D'ici 2018, l'association vise à créer 2000 duos au travers de ses antennes bruxelloise, anversoise et liégeoise.

10. Reduced inequalities

Par sa mission, DUO for a JOB vise à réduire les inégalités d’accès au marché du travail des jeunes issus de l’immigration, à valoriser davantage nos aînés, à rompre avec la ségrégation des âges, à encourager la mixité ethnique et les actions intergénérationnelles, et enfin, à combattre les stéréotypes d’âge et la xénophobie en recréant du lien social, de la compréhension et de la solidarité de proximité.

17. Partnerships for the goals

DUO for a JOB se veut un pont entre le milieu associatif, le secteur privé et la société. Au travers de ses actions, l'association s'adresse à tous, proposant aux entreprises comme aux individus des manières concrètes de participer activement au changement.

8. Decent work and economic growth

By our commitment to the Charter ‘Decent Work for All, we recognize the unique skills and talent every person can offer, regardless their gender, age, sexual orientation, cultural or social background, disability, or personal situation. We acknowledge that all actors from different sectors –private, social, public -need to join forces to integrate unemployed people in the labour market and address the obstacles to professional integration. We want to build well-connected ecosystems in which we collaborate to increase social impact. We express our commitment towards Decent work for all, including inclusive recruiting, and we will act in accordance of the charter. This means to us, as an actor of social sector, striving actively to identify beneficiaries that can benefit from partnerships also to understand their challenges in order to connect them with the right actors. Beside this, ours responsibilities include to support the beneficiaries and partners during and after the partnership by providing continuous support and advices and further to ensure knowledge ‘sharing with other parties As one with all actors, we will define and communicate a target and action plan for inclusive recruiting to reflect the diversity of society in the workforce. We will leverage the organization’s resources to have an impact on decent work for all (internships, expertise, volunteering, lobbying, funding). We will contact other organizations to create or join the ecosystem to reach the target for inclusive workforce (recruiting and retention). We will share best practices with other organizations to inforce the ecosystem for decent work. We will report on results and lessons learned to decision makers in the companies and our country.