Surrey Care Trust is a local charity supporting adults, families and young people who would benefit from one to one support through some of life’s challenges. As one of our volunteer mentors you could help bring out the best in someone.
Our FREE training will give you the skills you need.
What skills do I need?
Training is available in your local area.
We hope to start training
volunteers in Aug/Sept subject to social distancing rules. If we can
bring our training to an earlier date then we will do.
Age restrictions Volunteer mentors should be 21 and over
DBS check required
Equal Opportunities Policy
Expenses reimbursed Yes petrol, parking, drinks during mentoring sessions reimbursed.
Health and Safety Policy
Ongoing support Coordinators in regular contact with volunteers to offer help, support, advice.
Regular drop-in sessions and support groups held.
Training provided Training course provided for volunteers before they begin mentoring, ongoing training during support groups.
Volunteer induction The mentor training acts as their induction as well as some online training we provide.
Volunteers covered by insurance Yes, volunteers covered by SCT insurance, can provide the letter from Endsleigh is needed.
Written role description A volunteer mentor is someone who can be a source of support to young people and families through life’s challenges. They provide vulnerable people with someone they can talk to, trust and rely on when they are facing obstacles and difficulties. Mentoring sessions take place weekly for purposes such as building confidence and self-esteem, coping with anxieties, facing difficult decisions and providing a safe space to open up.