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Wellbeing Mentor

Providing 1:1 support for a young person (aged 11-18 years) with mild to moderate mental health difficulties. A mentor will establish a positive, trusting mentoring relationship. Help in building up the mentees self-esteem and confidence. Provide support, motivation and encouragement to enable the mentee to achieve their potential. Mentors will meet with their mentees regularly, outside of the home e.g. going for a walk or to a café’. Mentors will be matched with mentees based on location, interests and experience.


Skills

  • Be able to build trust with a mentee
  • Have excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Be honest, respectful and sensitive
  • Have the ability to motivate and enthuse
  • Have the ability to empathise
  • Be able to work on their own initiative to build the mentoring relationship at the same time as being aware of their own limits and accessing help when required
  • Be patient, flexible and reliable


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Surrey Care Trust

Posted by

Volunteer Woking

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Interests

  • Community support
  • Mental Health

Activities

  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Work

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Do you have an underlying health condition
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    Must attend 3/4 hour training sessions and complete online child protection training
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 27/04/2021 - 27/04/2022

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Please note: Mentors will meet their mentees regularly for typically one hour a week on a flexible basis

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