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Volunteer Mentor (with young people)(18+)

XL Mentoring Wrexham

Wrexham Volunteer Centre

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About XL Mentoring Wrexham

XL-Mentoring is a practical way to engage with young people who are struggling and on the fringes in our community by providing them with a mentor who will meet up with them for 2 hours a week for 12... Read more

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]Children and Families, Community Work, Education and Literacy, Sports/Recreation and Leisure, Youth Work, Befriending, Mental Health, Drugs and Addictions

You would meet up with a young person (11-18yrs) for approx. 2 hours a week for 12 months. This is an opportunity to be a consistent role model, who will have a positive and lasting impact on their lives and futures. Part of the outcome is to be effective in improving behaviours ,self esteem and life skills of the young person. It's primarily an opportunity to mentor, befriend and impact a young person's life through meeting together regularly out of school hours.


/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults

/ Required to use own vehicle insurance

Premises type: Will primanily be in Rhos, Ruabon Penycae areas

Public transport: Please see local bus/train listings

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Is this role flexible? After school hours. Flexible to work with mentor

Min hours expected per week: 2 hours

Min period of commitment: 12 month (no more or less than this)

Requirements: No but matching with a young person, depending on life/skills/experience

Support offered:

/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Peer support

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ Alone

Training provided: Volunteers can attend a 2 day training event for free before deciding whether to put in a formal application with us.

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References/ Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

Selection details: Formal 2 day training prior to applying or at induction. whether the volunteer mentor matches any of the mentees we are interviewing

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport

People unsuitable for this opportunity:
Anyone who doesn't come back with a successful DBS check


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