Mentor at BEFRIEND A CHILD

Mentor for children & young people 8-14

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Hours per week 3 hours
Location Befriend a Child 9 Bon-Accord Square Aberdeen AB11 6DJ
Description

Volunteer mentors provide a positive, trusted and fun role model for children and young people who are looked after at home (Compulsory Supervision Order), through the provision of a regular mentoring relationship. You will meet weekly with your 'mentee' for at least a year where the mentee will experience quality 1:1 time with a consistent, caring and reliable adult.
through being a good listener, an empathic individual with a non-judgemental attitude a positive mentoring relationship can develop by doing activities that you both enjoy. Initially this will happen in our home setting, The Hubb, where you will work towards exploring the local community through enjoying different activities.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

All volunteer mentors will be trained in the following before matched with a child.
INDUCTION; the mentoring relationship, boundaries and the guidelines of the organisation.
CHILD PROTECTION
DRUG & ALCOHOL AWARENESS TRAINING

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Consistent; reliable; honest; non-judgemental; good communicator; understands confidentiality

Desirable: Aged 19+

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!