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Big Brother Big Sister Mentor - Kildare


Big Brother Big Sister Mentor - Kildare

Foróige Big Brother Big Sister E-Mentoring Programme


At a Glance

  • Start Date:07/10/2021
  • End Date:02/05/2023
  • Closing date:03/05/2023
  • Post Updated:08/10/2021
  • Min Hours:1 per week, minimum year commitment
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:The volunteer mentor should be outgoing & friendly with a positive outlook. They should also have good communication & interpersonal skills.


Big Brother Big Sister matches a young person (10-18 years), in need of friendship and support, to a caring adult volunteer mentor. They meet once a week, for an hour or two, and the initial commitment is for one year. The E-Mentoring programme is a combined approach of online and in-person meetings. Weekly meetings include activities that they both enjoy like sports, computers, music, art and craft etc Through these weekly meetings a friendship is formed. Matches are of the same gender and are supported by professional staff.

Volunteering as a Big Mentor will allow you to develop a friendship with a young person, share common interests, encourage them to meet their goals and also give you the opportunity to have fun and try new things.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Formal Interview


Application Form

Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Skills required for this role:

Computer/ Web/ ICT

Personable Skills

Youth/ Childcare

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Times and day decided upon between volunteer and young person

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Jane Mc Donnell

Address: Foróige Big Brother Big Sister E-Mentoring Programme, The Willows, Naas Road, Newbridge, Co.Kildare


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