Plusone Mentor

  • VO67530


As a Plusone mentor you will make a difference to the life of a young person, providing a positive role model and supporting access to hobbies and interests. The ability to be consistent, non-judgemental, supportive, fun and understanding is key to success in this role. Full initial training will be provided along with ongoing support to ensure the best possible outcomes. We look for a regular commitment of around 2-3 hours per week over a minimum 12 month period. A PGV scheme record check will be required (no cost involved).

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide local children, young people, women and families with a flexible programme of appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming Christian environment, which enables their personal growth, spiritual development, and involvement in the wider community". We do this through a very full weekly programme.










2 to 3 hours per week (including your travel time) with a minimum commitment of 1 year


Experience required: No formal qualifications are required but you will need the ability to show empathy, be non-judgemental. You will be able to reflect on your own life experiences and learning as well as demonstrate the motivation to see children and young people succeed in life.
Travel details: Although our office is based in Leith, the majority of mentoring sessions will be conducted across Edinburgh at venues & locations convenient to you and the person you are mentoring.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are covered as are all pre-agreed expenses incurred when taking part in activities with the young person. Pre-purchased tickets can be provided where necessary.
Training details: Plusone Induction training across 5 sessions includes: Child protection, working with young people, mentoring role, health & safety, mentoring boundaries