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Youth Mentor with Big Brother Big Sister Kilkenny

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Youth Mentor with Big Brother Big Sister Kilkenny

Big Brother Big Sister Kilkenny

Kilkenny

At a Glance

  • Start Date:13/10/2021
  • End Date:31/12/2023
  • Closing date:31/12/2023
  • Post Updated:14/10/2021
  • Min Hours:1-2 hours per week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Must be aged 18+.

Description

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.

 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.

Volunteers are fully trained and supported throughout their time as a Big Brother or 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.

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

Volunteers will be expected to connect with their young person once a week. The initial commitment is for one year.

Each week they will build a friendship by doing activities that they both enjoy!

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Volunteers and young people meet at a time that suits them both.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
The volunteer application process includes an information session; application form; reference checks; Garda vetting; interview; home visit and training.

Contact

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

Name: Kate Carroll

Address: Big Brother Big Sister Kilkenny, BBBS Office, Foróige Drum Youth Centre, Goods Shed Square, MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny

Website: www.foroige.ie/bbbs

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