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Big Brother Big Sister - Youth Mentor

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Big Brother Big Sister - Youth Mentor

Foróige

Waterford

At a Glance

  • Start Date:05/10/2021
  • End Date:31/12/2022
  • Closing date:31/12/2022
  • Post Updated:05/10/2021
  • Min Hours:1 hour
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:

Description

Big Brother Big Sister Volunteers are asked to spend one hour a week with a young person. Participants are between the ages of 10 and 18 and are young people who would benefit from developing a friendship with a caring adult outside of their family, school or peer environments.

 

Together the adult and the young person will decide on the type of activities they would like to do ... go for a hot chocolate, play football, do arts and crafts, play computer games or listen to music..have fun! This role is flexible for both the mentor and the young person; meetings will happen at a place and time that suits both.

 

You can read more about Big Brother Big Sister at https://www.foroige.ie/our-work/big-brother-big-sister/about-big-brother-big-sister

Is training provided?: Yes

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

Skills required for this role:

Positive approach, open-minded, empathetic, understanding, non-judgmental, open to trying new things!

Details of time commitment needed for role:
One hour week, every week for one year

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Application Form Garda Vetting Interview Home Visit Training

Contact

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

Name: Eimear Cusack

Address: Foróige, Clodiagh House, Portlaw, Co. Waterford

Website: www.foroige.ie/our-work/big-brother-big-sister

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