Dear all (please excuse cross postings)
Further to WEA mentoring opportunity I recently circulated:
Please see attached info re: free, accredited mentoring course – Mentoring Young People – introductory meeting on Friday 30th at PACA 6th Form. Please display if possible.
Me n t o r i n g Yo u n g Pe o p l e
Would you like to help a young person facing
difficulties at school? This is an exciting
opportunity to become a volunteer mentor – full
training and support will be given.
Course tutor: Janet Farr 01273 422632
Aim of the programme
To train volunteer mentors so that they are ready to
support a student on a one-to-one basis who is
experiencing social difficulties at school.
What is a mentor?
A mentor is someone who is able to give support
and a regular time commitment to help a young
person to develop their confidence, self-esteem and
social skills so that they feel more integrated in the
social life of the school.
Who can become a mentor?
Anyone aged 16+ years. You may already be
involved with young people eg as a Youth Work
volunteer or you may have other useful or relevant
life experience. You may have experienced
difficulties yourself at school and be ready to support
someone else with similar problems. An enhanced
CRB check will be required which we can organise.
Mentoring – the benefits
For you, the benefits could include:
• Developing your skills
• Providing useful experience for a career in
social, probation or youth work, teaching or
• The satisfaction of providing valuable support
to a young person at risk of isolation or
The training will be held on Fridays 0930-1300 for 8
weeks from 27 April 2012 at the 6th Form Centre
(excluding half-term week)
Adult Learning Group Project Officer
314 Kings House
t 01273 294230
m 07790 578 251
Looking for a course?
We were part of White Night!
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