Youth Mentor Weekends and Evenings

Wilderness Foundation supports young people aged 16-21 who are struggling in achieving an independent and healthy life. Through our 6 months Turnaround Programme that promotes self-esteem through wilderness and outdoor experience, workshops and activities that support learning and personal development and guidance in making better choices, a fuller, happier and more productive life.

Mentoring is an essential part of support to the young people. This involved trained volunteer mentors meeting the young people once a week to look at challenges they face that week, support with goal setting and help find better solutions.

Skills

Someone willing to support and mentor a young person.  Training will be given.


Details

  • Accessibility
    Some - further discussion may be needed.
  • 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: 10/04/2019

End Date: 31/12/2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No Yes Yes
Afternoon No No No No No Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Availability Details

Meetings with a young person usually take place once a week on evenings/weekend in agreement with the young person.


Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.


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