We're looking for Volunteer Mentors in Surrey and Sussex to provide support to offenders/ex-offenders through coaching, mentoring and befriending to encourage full integration and to prevent social exclusion. This work will be carried out in conjunction with the Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust. Supporting and accompanying offenders to appointments and meetings. Researching and developing links between SSPT and local services. Meeting with offenders in custody before release from prison and at the gate on day of release, where appropriate. Working to meet the needs identified between the offender and their Offender Manager. Participating in restorative justice programmes. Completing exit surveys/interviews with offenders. Completing an induction and attending criminal justice training.

Hours of work: TBC

Time commitment: 4 hours per week for 6 months (minimum).

What skills do I need?

Talking to others,Counselling,Listening

  • Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching


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