Progression Mentor 16+ (Volunteer) - North East and Newcastle

Company:  Prince's Trust

Work directly with children / young people: Yes

Age range of children / young people: 16+ 

Disclosure Check: Enhanced

Term of opportunity: A minimum of 1 year

Commitment: Ideally, you would be available a minimum of 2 hours per week

Location: North East and Newcastle 


Empower the Future: Become a Progression Mentor with The Prince's Trust!


At the heart of everything we do lies a community of dedicated volunteers, and we need your support to make a real difference. Join us as a Progression Mentor and help shape the future for young people facing formidable barriers in the UK.


What You'll Do:

  • Guide and inspire young individuals on their journey to success.
  • Share your knowledge, experience, and unwavering support.
  • Boost their confidence and motivation for education, training, work, or their dream job.
  • Conduct 1-2-1 mentoring sessions at our centres, online, or public locations convenient for you and your mentee.


Your Role:

Mentoring at The Prince's Trust is about giving young people the tools to take charge of their path. We're seeking someone with a strong grasp of employability fundamentals, ready to provide guidance on CV writing, job searching, and interview preparation. Your active support between sessions, including reviewing documents, email responses, and resource recommendations, is a game-changer. It is essential that you are a great communicator, creative thinker, flexible, and non-judgmental.


Why Choose Us:

  • No previous coaching or mentoring experience is necessary.
  • Join a passionate community of volunteers and colleagues.
  • Impact young lives directly and shape their futures.
  • Personal development and fulfilment like no other.
  • Comprehensive volunteer training and dedicated staff support.


Make your mark as a Progression Mentor, and together, we'll empower a brighter future. Join us today!


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Here at The Prince's Trust, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives.


We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network). For more information, click here.


The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.


We are committed to equality and believe in building a diverse organisation that is representative of and responsive to the needs of our young people and stakeholders.

Req ID: 2672 


Volunteer North East, GB, Volunteer

Date added:  10 Dec 2023

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