Volunteer Mentor – True North

True North is an innovative two-year pilot mentoring and diversionary activity project for young males aged 10-14, living in households with a history of domestic violence, in and around the city of Exeter.

Designed to improve outcomes for young people and families and work preventatively to reduce crime, the project is will be delivered in partnership with Stop Abuse for Everyone (SAFE).

The role of the volunteer will be to work 1-2-1 with mentees, supporting and encouraging them to manage their own circumstances so that they can maximise their potential, develop their life skills and become the best version of themselves.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to complete a variety of extensive, and useful, training, including professional mentor training with one of the UK’s top mentoring experts, a former Welsh Rugby Union Elite Performance Manager.

2 hours per week

All expenses paid

Fixed term to August 2023

For an informal chat please contact True North Project Coordinator on Karen Delmege on 07516 019 088 or write to karen.delmege@eci.org.uk

We would welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as these are currently under-represented at ECI.

The mentor posts however, are restricted to men only due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

ECI are committed to safeguarding and this post requires an enhanced disclosure.

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