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Mentor a child in Lambeth!

London, Greater London (On-site)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary

Actively Interviewing

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Job description

Are you looking to impact a young person’s life and make a difference in the community?

Well come and join us today at The Kids Network!

What is the role

  • The Kids Network is looking for committed, fun and passionate volunteers who live in or near to Lambeth to make a difference to the children of London.
  • Our structured mentoring programme supports 8-11 year old's, based across London, to support with their social and emotional development before they transition into secondary school.
  • As a mentor, you will hold weekly one on one sessions of 1 -3 hours. You will help to build confidence, resilience and help your mentee to manage feelings through a series of fun and positive experiences and activities.
  • The weekly sessions can be flexible between weekdays and weekends.
  • You will also get to meet fellow adults in your community through our peer network.
  • All volunteers will go benefit from two days of in-person  where you'll gain skills and knowledge to support you as a mentor. (Many mentors share that the skills developed support their progression in the workplace, especially those seeking to gain experience working with children and young people)

What impact will this have?

  • Help build resilience and confidence in a child in your local community.
  • Learn from fellow mentors with our amazing peer network.
  • Help a child as they transition from primary to secondary school.

Currently recruiting mentors who are:

·Looking to give back to their communities and make an impact on little londoners.

Expenses

  • Volunteers have a budget of £30 per month. We are also able to cover travel expenses.

Training

  • Our induction training will provide you with all the skills and knowledge to support your mentee, including safeguarding, health and safety, child-led mentoring and understanding your role.
  • We offer additional training throughout the year to in anti-oppression, trauma-informed practice and lots more to help enhance your mentoring journey and your personal and professional development.

A DBS check is required but is organised and paid for by The Kids Network.

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The Kids Network View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 17 May 2024
Closing date: 15 August 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development, Advocacy, Support Worker, Teaching

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