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Big Brother, Big Sister - Galway
Requirements:To be over the age of 20. No additional requirements needed.
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.
If you would like to apply, please complete the application form via this link https://foroige.tfaforms.net/f/bbbsvoleoi?tfa_459=a0T5J000000cOmX
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:
Garda Vetting - Identification Check
Induction and Child Protection Training
Skills required for this role:
The volunteer must have Personable Skills - Listening, empathetic, fun, humour
An interest or experience working within Youth work / Education / Childcare sector
The volunteer mentor should be outgoing & friendly with a positive outlook. They should also have good communication & interpersonal skills.
The volunteer must have lived in Ireland for at least 12 months.
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Day of Match meets are agreed with Young Person and Volunteer
Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Application form, Interview, Garda Vetting, References, Training
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Miki Brown
Address: Big Brother, Big Sister - Galway, Resource Centre, West Side, Galway
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