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Volunteer Mentor / Coach

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We are looking for people to be inspirational role models, mentors and coaches to children and young people who need it the most. You will get the opportunity to improve your CV and career prospects through experience gained as well as working towards your personal and professional development. Your mentoring sessions will take place at our Education centre in Bradford and / or in a school based in a disadvantaged area.

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Required Role

Volunteer Mentor / Coach

Key responsibilities

To attend an initial meeting with the young person and an ACAP case worker to be introduced, discuss the way forward and define the focus of the mentoring relationship. To meet the young person for approximately 2-4 hours per week in a one to one or group setting for an agreed period following discussion with the case worker. To advise, assist, support and motivate the young person into developing skills and new perspectives, which will assist them in achieving and sustaining their personal goals. To provide written feedback on work undertaken by completing contact sheets after each session. To carry out all work with a non – judgemental approach in keeping with ACAP’s Diversity statement To comply with ACAPs Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies and Guidelines.

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  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work

Desirable Skills

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Planning and organising
  • Practical
  • Problem solving

Skill to gain

  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Teaching and training
  • Networking
  • Opportunity and Recognition
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 25-06-2019

Start Time: 01:00 PM

End Time: 03:00 PM

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Claremont, Bradford BD7 1BG, UK

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  • You need to have an active volunteering account
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