intandem Mentors | Befriend a Child:

*Could you be a role model for a young person who would really benefit from your time?

By giving just 2-3 hours a week you could be that positive, trusted and fun role model that a young person aged 8-14 really needs. You will meet weekly with your mentee for a minimum of 12 months, your mentee will experience quality one-to-one time with a consistent caring and reliable adult.

Through being a good listener, an empathic individual with a non-judgmental attitude a positive mentoring relationship can develop by doing activities that you both enjoy. Popular activities involve baking & cooking, arts & crafts, playing football, going to the beach or local forest walks, ice-skating or just enjoying a milkshake at a local café.

You have the potential to make a real difference in a young person’s life by helping build confidence and self-esteem and most importantly being someone they can talk to about anything.

This role is subject to an application form being submitted, providing 2 references and completing a PVG Disclosure (is free for volunteers-details and PVG provided on application).

For further details please contact: Aleisha Douglas, Intandem Volunteer Co-ordinator at Email: info@befriendachild.org.uk or phone: 01224 210060.