Programmes to support young people.
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]Teaching and Training, Youth Work, Prisoners and Ex-Offenders, Race/Ethnicity and Refugees
Providing one-to-one support for up to a year to a young person looking to move into employment, education or training. The role involves: - Having regular meetings with a young person - Providing a young person with support to move towards employment, education or training - Supporting a young person to identify goals and targets to work towards - Empowering them to make their own decisions about their development - Signposting them to other organisations for support
/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults
/ Required to use own vehicle
/ Required to use own vehicle insurance
Premises type: Public Places- to be agreed between the volunteer and young people.
Public transport: Bus route
Is this role flexible? Yes, very
Min hours expected per week: 2 hours
Min period of commitment: Up to 12 months
Requirements: - understanding or experience of job searching, CV writing and interview preparation - understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries in a mentor relationship - an understanding of the issues facing The Prince’s Trust target groups - good interpersonal skills - reliability - good written and spoken English skills - an ability to work as part of a team - an ability to complete tasks effectively and efficiently - willingness to uphold the values of The Trust. Our values are approachable, non-judgmental.
/ Induction/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ Alone/ With paid staff
Training provided: All volunteers are required to attend a minimum of two days of mandatory training covering working with our young people and mentoring skills, as well as additional training and on-going refresher training as required. All volunteers will also undergo an annual review.
Age requirements: 26+
/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References
"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following: