Wigan Council (TYSS)
1 Library Street
Role and Opportunity Details
Think Family Mentor
What does the role involve?
Being a mentor requires you to take an interest in the young person you’re working with and ensure they have the extra support and guidance they need.
- 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.
Specific Skills Required
Mentors should be 18 or over and commit to spending one or two hours a week for up to a year with a young person. Full training and regular support / supervision is provided.
Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation
- Think family mentoring allows you to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
- Acting as a positive adult role model to young people and providing a one-to-one personal relationship that encourages them to keep building the protective factors.
- Full training and regular support / supervision is provided.
Level of commitment required
Date(s) / Time(s) Required
Volunteer Opportunity Number
VO10207 (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).