Could you make a difference to a young person’s life?
29 June 2018
We’re after people who can mentor a young person (aged between 10 and 16) for a few hours each week.
You will help them develop help them develop the skills to cope with adversity, do well at school and succeed in life. This involves:
- Being someone they can speak to about their worries
- Helping them pursue their passions
- Getting them involved with activities in the area
- Working with the young person and their family.
Qualities & skills required
- You must be able to give up 2 hours per week for at least 6 months
- We want people who are passionate about helping others, are good listeners and have an open and non-judgemental approach to mentoring
- Some of the young people we help live in rural areas, so having a car would be beneficial (although this is not a requirement).
Benefits for mentors
- Your travel and mileage costs will be reimbursed
- You will be supported by our Volunteer Coordinator
- You’ll receive training for the role
- You will have the opportunity to do a Level 2 Mentoring qualification at the University of Kent
- You get the chance to shape and influence the lives of young people.