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Volunteer Mentor/Befriender

Posted for Kettering Community Unit

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The Mentor Role is to: o Develop an open and trusting one-one relationship with a new volunteer, someone on work experience or and existing volunteer (the mentee) requiring additional support to get the best out of their experience with KCU

o Provide some support and guidance to help the mentee develop to their full potential

o Provide and safe sounding board as someone who will listen and not judge

o Help the mentee to identify their own needs and gaols and assist the in working towards them


The mentor/befriender commitment is to:

o Complete the relevant training programme for mentor/befrienders

o Attend support sessions for mentor/befrienders

o Be reliable and non-judgemental

o Work within relevant KCU policies and procedures


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 08/02/2021

End Date: 11/02/2022

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

Availability Details

Hours various to be agreed


KCU Main Office – 51 Gold Street
NN16 8JB

Register your Interest


  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • No specific interest


  • Support and Information
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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