Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Mentor for Warrington Youth Club

Role Type: Regular
Based: Penketh & Great Sankey
Categories: Disability / Mental Health, Supporting people
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

What would I be doing?

The Mentoring Programmes at Onside Warrington Youth Club provides Volunteer Mentor support for vulnerable and at-risk children and young people aged between 7 and 19 years old. It increases confidence, self-esteem and life skills, though 1:1 support through positive role models and fun activities.

What skills do I need?

No experience is necessary as full training will be given to all Mentors prior to being matched with a suitable young person.

About Warrington Youth Club

Warrington Youth Club believes in 'Inspiring young people to achieve'. We exist to support young people’s development, offering opportunities to gain, increase and develop skills, knowledge, self awareness and confidence, and enabling them to make positive and healthy life choices through our wide range of programmes aimed at different age groups.

Recruitment and training details:

Training will include:
• Introduction to Mentoring
• Child Protection & Safeguarding
• Professional Boundaries
• Action Planning & Goal Setting
• Budgeting and Independent Living Skills
• Communication Skills
• Understanding Children & Young People

All Mentors will be supported and supervised throughout their journey with Warrington Youth Club and a written reference will be given after 12 months service.
This opportunity is not only a personally rewarding one, but it is a great way to enhance your skill set, explore new career options and improve employability.
Training dates are available throughout the year.

Is a DBS required? Yes
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