Supported Volunteering Mentors
Hosted by: Barnsley CVS

We are looking for mentors to help support adults with additional needs to access volunteering opportunities. You will gain improved skills, an opportunity to enhance your CV and a real sense of achievement of seeing someone you have supported, succeed.

You could help someone by assisting them filling in their application, catch a bus with them to their opportunity or help them while they are at their volunteering placement. The role has great variety and you will be a matched with a supported volunteer best suited to you.

This is a fully flexible role that can take place at different times of the week, dependant of the volunteers needs.

We work with a range of supported volunteers, so you are able to gain a variety of skills relating to all areas of care and support within this role, such as working in social care, mental health, offending, disabilities, BME, long term unemployed amongst others.

Days required: Mon AM, Mon PM, Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM

How many volunteers are needed:

up to 5

Recruitment process:

Once we have received your expression of interest, we will contact you within 48 hours to have an informal chat about the role and discuss next steps.

Skills and quaifications:

We are looking for someone who is -
Interested in people
Calm and good humoured
Have some spare time
Patient
Polite
A positive role model

You must be over 18 for this role.
Full mentor training will be given.

Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Befriending and buddying, Caring, Coaching/ teaching and training, Mental Health