Employment Support- Mentoring

We are looking for people with a friendly, supportive attitude to come and volunteer alongside our team on a new Covid 19 related project to help local individuals that may have lost their job during the Pandemic who are looking to get back into employment, and training or volunteering whilst trying to gain a new position. Our project needs people who can support others to prepare or refresh a CV, conduct a job search and help them to prepare for an interview. This will be conducted online or when safe to do so face to face. 

Volunteer description 

• Be able to mentor, advise, empower and support people recently made unemployed

• Work with a group or in a 1-2-1 basis, to support CV writing, job searches and interview preparation etc.

• Are Digitally conversant

• Able to build a professional bond with members of your community and have a desire to help others in need

• Help individuals to re gain their confidence, drive and understanding of how to complete job applications or other assessments processes 

• To support people to find employment, training or volunteering opportunities, to identify possible future career opportunities or good use of their time

• Link them with other organisations such as CAB, DWP, Peabody Trust, Digital Skills trainers and the Transition group

• Able to keep limited records


Digitally conversant

Possess a proactive, positive and empathetic attitude


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 24/11/2020

End Date: 24/11/2021

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This opportunity is available in: Uttlesford

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