Business Mentor

  • VO55603


Description

Business Mentors provide support to young people once the 4 day programme is completed. The role is about guidance and helping the young people to develop their business whilst also building their confidence and skills. It involves helping young people to find information, understand problems, identify solutions and implement action plans.

Organisation aims and objectives

We are a UK charity which aims to work with the most excluded young people aged 13 - 30, engaging them in personal development opportunities, which should lead them to taking responsibility for their lives. We ensure best quality outcomes for the young people we help and create an environment where staff and volunteers perform at their best.

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Mentors must meet their mentee for a minimum of one hour per month for a face to face meeting, up to a period of 6 months.

Restrictions

Experience required: An understanding of the issues facing The Prince’s Trust target groups, an ability to relate to and empathise with young people, an understanding of the different components of a small business and the challenges facing them.
Travel details: Mentor and mentee arrange to meet in a mutually convenient public place in Dundee at a time to suit them both.
Minimum age: 17

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reimbursement of expenses is at our discretion, based on assessment of The Trust's requirements, the available budget and the volunteer's own needs. Evidence of class 1 business insurance is required for mileage claims made.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Please refer to opportunity guide for further information on taster sessions.
Training details: New volunteers will complete 2 days training which are spread over the course of a month, as well as receiving ongoing support from our Volunteer Team once they are matched.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 4 months ago

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