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Been There Mentor [volunteer]

Remote
Unpaid role, expenses not paid
Voluntary
Job description

We are seeking passionate and empathetic individuals to join our team as a volunteer Been There mentor. In this online chat-based role, you will have the unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of people struggling with body image issues.

In return, you have the chance to:

  • Use your experience to benefit and support someone else
  • Make a difference in someone’s life and contribute to changing the current epidemic of body image issues in our society
  • Deepen your understanding and skill base with our in-house training course, partnered with The Body Image Treatment Clinic 
  • Build your communication and interpersonal skills
  • Gain confidence and leadership skills
  • Share your personal experiences to help others in need
  • Flexible working hours
  • Attend virtual meetups with other mentors and experts for support and discussion opportunities
  • Enjoy being part of the Been There community, and become part of Been There’s incredible journey.

 

Our requirements:

All mentors must have had personal experience with body image issues, and are now in a position where they feel able to support someone else through their own.

Alongside this, we need you to:

  • be over 25 years of age
  • be able to complete around 6-8 hours of online training and assessment 
  • successfully undergo all necessary safeguarding checks including DBS and personal references
  • agree to Been There’s confidentiality and privacy policy guidelines
  • be able to commit to a minimum of six months volunteering with Been There
  • have access to a quiet and private environment to complete your online training and deliver one-to-one mentoring sessions (for 1-3 hours per week).
  • have a secure internet/data connection in order to access the Been There app

If you are interested in joining our amazing and growing family, then you can apply via our app.

You can contact us via our web page or any of our socials if you need more information.

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Been There View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50

We are an app-based charity that connects people over 18 with a vetted and trained Mentor (who has also 'been there') to help with body image issues.

Posted on: 26 March 2024
Closed date: 24 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: Mentor
Tags: Advice / Information

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