Mentor

  • VO40616


Description

Children are identified by teachers in P6 as at risk of disengaging in school through low self-esteem/confidence. A programme of 8 weeks run during school time, leaders paired with child to do a project. They then go on to 1:1 mentor through the remainder of primary school and into high school. Volunteer maintains contact with family. Co-ordinator builds picture from school to identify specific areas of concern.

Organisation aims and objectives

early intervention from Primary 6 to enable child to achieve fullest potential through mentoring and identifying specific needs for child or family. Recognised as HMIE as best practise.

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3 hours per month with a minimum commitment of 9 monthsWeekdays

Restrictions

Experience required: Families, life skills, good listening skills, confidentiality, flexibility.
Travel details: In Peebles - the programme runs in a community hall. Children are collected by volunteers. Programme run during school hours.
Minimum age: 18
Maximum age: 25

Support

Expenses details: Transport costs reimbursed. Adhoc approved expenses by co-ordinator
Training details: Training and induction through co-ordinator, ongoing support from co-ordinator
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago

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