Children and Young Persons Mentor

  • VO77414


Description

One-to-one mentoring with child/young person

  • Providing support to access/take part in opportunities within local area
  • Working alongside child/young person to set personal goals for their education/future
  • Motivate/encourage children/young people to help make positive choices in regards to education/future
  • Encouraging children/young people to value their education/have high aspirations
  • Listening to a child/young person by valuing and respecting their feelings/views/opinions
  • Taking an active part in reviews and evaluations

Organisation aims and objectives

Aberlour aims to improve the wellbeing and opportunities of children, young people affected by parental substance abuse. The befriending service aims to provide support to these children, giving them the opportunity to have fun & take part in activities in their local area.

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Restrictions

All volunteers must be 18 years plus as this is not a peer support role
Experience required: No experience required, just a passion to support children and young people
Travel details: Across Renfrewshire - volunteers required to travel to and from their mentees place of residence and to various places in the local community. All travel expenses will be reimbursed
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We pay public transport rates on submission of reciepts/tickets. We pay mileage costs at £0.45 per mile. A cash float will be provided and topped up in person with cash when reciepts are submitted
Training details: All volunteers will complete a 6 week training programme to equip them for the role. In addition to this there will be optional on-going training opportunities throughout the year. Each volunteer will also be assigned a supervsior who will provide them with on-going one to one support throughout their time in the role
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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