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  • Posted 5 months ago

Northorpe Hall Child & Family Trust supports children and young people facing challenges to their emotional well-being and mental health.  We are a charity and work as part of the Thriving Kirklees Partnership, to support over three thousand local children every year.  Services we provide include telephone support to families and professionals, counselling, mental health support, mentors , family support volunteers, and confidence building group activities to help children grow strong and well.  Young people rate our services 9 out of 10, and they tell us that we have really made a difference to their lives.  Volunteers are highly valued within our organisation, we offer a full training package, and regular supervision and support.

Opportunities Overview
  • Volunteer Role Title
    Volunteer Mentor
  • About the Volunteer Role
    Volunteer Mentors are required to provide a flexible, practical and informal one to one support for young people who are experiencing an unsettled period in their life. Mentors spend time with young people to get to know them, act as a positive role model and support them with the difficulties they may be facing. This may include doing activities, meeting up for a chat or offering more practical support like attending appointments. We are particularly encouraging applications from male volunteers, as these are under-represented in our service. Many of the young people we support require a positive male role model. If you are able to get on well with young people and are a good listener, we can teach you the rest! The role is supported by funding from the National Lottery. We are ideally looking for people who can offer 1.5 hours per week for up to 12 months. This opportunity can take place in various locations across Kirklees. Northorpe Hall is based in Mirfield, WF14 0QL.
  • Role
    Regular
  • When you can volunteer
    Required to Volunteer on
  • Date
    Monday Daytime, Tuesday Daytime, Wednesday Daytime, Thursday Daytime, Friday Daytime
  • Time
    AM, PM
  • Suitable for under 18's
    No
  • Type of role
    Teaching/Mentoring
  • Special Requirements
    Application form required, Need to be able to drive, Need to have own car, References required, DBS (criminal record check that the organisation will organise)
Opportunities Location

Anywhere in Kirklees


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