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Volunteer Youth Mentor Volunteer

Hounslow Action for Youth

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Youth Mentors will join our vibrant team and play a crucial role in helping disadvantaged young people navigate life's challenges and unlock their full potential. 

Overview

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£0

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Feltham, TW14 9QZ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are looking for volunteers to join our vibrant team as a Youth Mentor and embark on an inspiring journey of making a real difference in the lives of socially excluded and disadvantaged young people. As a mentor, you'll have the chance to create a positive impact and be part of an amazing community. We offer various roles to match your interests and skills:  *Issue-Based Mentor: Empower young people dealing with challenges related to race, identity, mental health, and more. *Arts-Based Mentor: Nurture creative talents and help young artists develop their artistic aspirations. *Careers-Based Mentor: Guide personal development, career goal setting, and business/enterprise ideas. Responsibilities: - Build meaningful relationships with your assigned young person. - Provide expert mentorship and guidance tailored to your area of expertise. - Maintain accurate records and progress reports for your mentee. Training and Supervision: You'll receive regular supervision and training from our qualified Lead Mentoring Coach.

What are we looking for?

What We're Looking For: - Undergraduates and graduates in Youth/Social Work, Arts (Creative Writing, Music, etc.), Business, or related disciplines. - Skills and experience of working with young people.  - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. - Strong organizational abilities with an eye for detail.   Qualities We Value: - Encouraging and supportive nature. - Patience and flexibility. - Tolerance and respect for individual and cultural differences.

What difference will you make?

HAY is staffed by a team of skilled youth work practitioners and the contribution made by volunteers is invaluable. Your help and expertise will be vital in supporting young people who need one-to-one support to navigate challenges and unlock their full potential so that they can go on to have bright futures.  Becoming a Youth Mentor at HAY is not just about giving back; it's also about personal growth and development. You will gain valuable, transferable skills in mentoring, coaching, communication, empathy, problem-solving, organization, leadership, and more.  

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