IntoUniversity Mentor at IntoUniversity

Support a disadvantaged young person to reach their full potential

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Hours per week 1 hour
Location We have 12 education centres in London where this role is available. These locations are: North Kensington (W11 4EQ), Lambeth (SE11 4RZ), Brent (NW10 5HX), Bow (E3 5JL), Haringey North (N17 7ER), Hackney South (E8 4HT), Hammersmith (W14 9SA), Brixton (SW2 1HJ), Hackney Downs (E5 8DJ), East Ham (E6 3NN), Walworth (SE17 1QR)
Description

The IntoUniversity Mentoring Scheme works with young people aged 10-17 from some of the UK’s most disadvantaged areas, supporting them to raise their aspirations and achieve their potential.

As a Mentor, you would support us with this aim and help to ensure that the background young people are born into doesn’t affect their life chances.

What does it involve?

- Attending a training session
- Meeting with your Mentee for at least 5 one hour meetings before the end of the academic year, at an IntoUniversity centre
- Planning mentoring sessions in advance, with the support of IntoUniversity staff. Meetings last one hour
- Activities focus around academic work, social skills and future planning. This might include helping with homework, cooking or taking part in a group trip to a university

What can you expect from us?

- Full training in advance of beginning your role
- Ongoing support and training opportunities from IntoUniversity staff
- Flexibility in your volunteering around exams and holidays
- The chance to develop valuable new skills and experience
- Recognition through the IntoUniversity accreditation scheme

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Mentors attend a three hour training session and a centre induction, to provide the necessary information, skills and support to prepare for the role.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Enthusiasm, commitment, proactive approach

Desirable: Experience with young people

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

Register now!