Interests

  • Crime, Victims and Offenders
  • Domestic Abuse, Rape and Sexual Abuse
  • Homeless and Housing
  • Veterans & Armed Forces

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Employee volunteering
  • Mentoring

At Interventions Alliance our Volunteer Mentors play a key role by delivering positive impact through projects that address the criminogenic needs of the participants we work with (predominantly men over the age of 18 years). Volunteer Mentors help minimise a person’s risk of offending/reoffending by supporting them to access vital services.

Volunteer Mentors act as positive role models who inspire, empower and guide participants to achieve actions agreed on the initial action plan. They offer personalised, one-to-one support to help improve participants’ lives, equipping those they are supporting with the skills they need to succeed and to prevent individuals from becoming trapped in a cycle of criminality.

This is a rewarding role, with many positive outcomes for the participants you will be matched with. In return for your volunteering efforts we offer extensive training, paid expenses, and high level of support and supervision from a Volunteer Coordinator. 

We ask for a minimum 6-month commitment following completion of vetting and training and a minimum of 3 hours mentoring per week during office hours. Our volunteers must understand the need for reliability, that they value punctuality and have good communication skills. Due to the nature of the role, some case work may take place during evenings and weekends. The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Volunteer Mentors role:

Spend time with the participant assisting in activities that are agreed on the initial action plan, for example: 

• Providing practical and emotional support 

• Accompanying participants to personal appointments in the community (not transporting but enabling)

• Support filling in forms 

• Reminding participants of appointments 

• Helping participants access resources to enable them to achieve their goals

To apply please visit our website https://interventionsalliance.com/services/volunteering/ and register with My Impact to complete your application in the relevant region.

What skills do I need?

Psychology, Planning, Research, Mentoring, Befriending, Providing advice, Coaching, Telephone Befriending, Life Skills, Soft Skills.

Interests

  • Crime, Victims and Offenders
  • Domestic Abuse, Rape and Sexual Abuse
  • Homeless and Housing
  • Veterans & Armed Forces

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Employee volunteering
  • Mentoring

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 17/11/2023

End Date: 16/08/2024

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We ask for a minimum 6-month commitment following completion of vetting and training and a minimum of 3 hours mentoring per week during office hours

Location

Woking Police Station
Station Approach
Woking
Surrey
GU22 7SY

Similar Opportunities

Forgot your password?

Register as a volunteer

Register your organisation

Before you can register your interest in this opportunity you must either login or register as a volunteer.

You will be returned to this page.

Login

Register

Register as a volunteer