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Role Details

Support you will receive

The Diana Award is thrilled to invite you to volunteer for our Mentoring Programme and Social Action Accelerator Pilot this Autumn 2024, which operate across London, Leeds and West Yorkshire. Volunteer mentors support young people aged 14-18 who are at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) through mentoring interventions, career skills development programmes, and support with their youth-led social action projects. WHO CAN VOLUNTEER AS A MENTOR? We welcome applicants of all industries and levels of experience. Through mentoring you will gain skills in communication and leadership, building empathy and understanding of issues and barriers facing young people in their communities. OUR MENTORING PROGRAMMES Based on your application to mentor and your availability, you will be placed in either our Mentoring Programme or Social Action Accelerator Pilot. Both programmes run between October 2024 and February 2025

Activities you will be doing
Youth Work,Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring
What skills are required for this role

Why these skills are required

Skills needed: • Passion for working with young people. • Developed or willing to develop active listening skills. • Ability to see solutions and opportunities when working with people or in a group setting. • Ability to show resilience when faced with challenging situations or behaviours. Experience / Knowledge: • Has some experience of work: this can be professional or from previous volunteering, or social action initiatives. • Developed or willing to develop experience of picking, planning, and delivering a social action campaign.

What is in it for you

What's in it for you? The Diana Award can provide you with a professional reference, paid for DBS check, and refund your travel expenses in exchange for your voluntary work. Through mentoring you will gain skills in communication and leadership, building empathy and understanding of issues and barriers facing young people in their communities.

Time Commitment

1 hour per week from October 2024 to February 2025 OR 2 hours a month from October 2024 to February 2025 excluding travel time.

Application Process
Role Type
Suitable For
18 and over
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