Outreach and Wellbeing Mentor

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Location: 99 -119 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RE (see map)

Travel: Angel station. Finsbury Town Hall bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • You will be working with vulnerable members who have been affected by childhood adversity or trauma.
  • You will be supporting our Beyond Boundaries programme. This is a phone support programme that enables us to connect with isolated individuals across the country.
  • As a mentor with Beyond Boundaries you will be assigned a group of members to build a rewarding relationship with based on trust, empathy and understanding.
  • You will work closely with the Head of the Beyond Boundaries programme to reflect on the needs of the members in your caseload and consider how we can support their progress.
Body & Soul Charity

Body & Soul Charity

What impact will this have?

  • You will be connecting with individuals who are isolated and lonely. Your call may be the only human contact they have in their week.
  • You will be supporting our members to reflect on their needs, set targets and help them to make progress towards them.
  • You will be providing empathy and understanding to individuals who have often lacked this in their lives.
  • The relationships you build can act to reduce the widespread effects of trauma and help members to build new connections in their lives

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Thursday Evenings 6-9pm
  • Friday Mornings 10-12am

What else do I need to know?

  • To ensure consistency for our members we ask volunteers to be available to commit for a minimum of 6 months.

Expenses

  • We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and will provide a meal during the Thursday evening.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Team working
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Team working

Training

  • Volunteers will receive 5 hours of training prior to starting the role.
  • Regular ongoing training will be also be provided to ensure volunteers continue to develop their skills and understanding.

Location

99 -119 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RE

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