Child/Young Person Mentors – Action for Children

*Action for Children Aberdeen Priority Families – be rewarded and have new experiences, volunteer with us as a Child/Young Person Mentor*

Volunteer mentors guide, advise, listen to and support children/young people, sharing their experiences as well as trying new activities and spending quality time together.

Matched with a child/young person in Aberdeen City you will develop a 1:1 relationship providing regular positive input to their social, emotional and educational development on a weekly/fortnightly basis for a few hours at a time. The benefit of the mentoring service positively affects the individual child, their family life, their school academic life, the relationships with their friends and the life of the volunteer mentor.

Through volunteering you will make a positive difference to the life of a child/young person.  Full training, regular support, reasonable out of pocket expenses are provide and you will be able to easily fit mentoring in around your other commitments.

Being a Child/Young Person Mentor at Action for Children – Aberdeen Priority Families further provides valuable experience of working with children and families, learning about how best to support children/ young people living in difficult situations, whilst being fully supported in their practice, the opportunity to develop personal skills such as communication, motivation and improved confidence, the chance to meet like-minded new people.  A PVG Disclosure (provided by us) is necessary for this role.

A fantastic opportunity to make a real difference. For more details please contact us at Email andy.farquhar@actionforchildren.org.uk  or call 07764788430.