Organisation

Leigh Youth Hub

Leigh Sports Village

Leigh

WN7 4JY

 

 

Role and Opportunity Details (To apply for this role you must be 21+)

Youth Mentor

Mentors make a huge difference to the lives of young people.  We are looking for Mentors who can commit to support young people for a minimum of 6 months.

You will be matched to a young person who needs support around building resilience, confidence and self esteem.

It is also an incredibly rewarding experience for you, developing your own skills.

As well as meeting your Mentee, you will also have regular contact with the Senior Youth Worker at Leigh Youth Hub and a quarterly supervision where you will receive guidance and support.

Times:

Flexible, you meet with your mentee for a few hours every other week at a time and day that works for the both of you, this can be flexible to meet the needs of the young person and your capacity to volunteer.

This is an incredible opportunity to make a huge difference to a young person’s life.

About you:

You don’t need any previous experience as we provide you with training, but what we do ask is that you are;

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Passionate and committed to mentoring a young person for at least 6 Months.
  • Can build a positive long-term relationship with a young person and be a role model.
  •  Are non-judgmental, an excellent listener, and able to engage with a young person on their level.
  • Are reliable, honest, enthusiastic, and fun.
  • The ability to drive and have access to a vehicle is desirable for this role but not essential.

 

Specific Skills Required

  • Good Communication.
  • Patience.
  • Sense of Humour.
  • Good listener.

 

Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

  • Full training given.
  • Fully supported by the wider team.
  • Learn new skills and meet new people.

 

Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity.

 

Date(s) / Time(s) Required

Variable.

 

Volunteer Opportunity Number

VO10412 (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).