University of London student volunteers are needed to act as a mentor and role-model to a young person aged between 10 and 18. Please note that for this role, you must currently be studying at the University of London.
You will have twice monthly contact through one-to-one and group meetings and work closely with Mentoring staff to feedback on progress. Mentors have the responsibility to act as a role model of a high-achiever to an aspiring young person. They will be able to connect with a young person to support and inspire them in their academic and social development and commit to regular meaningful contact with their mentee and project staff over the course of a year.
Volunteers are asked to commit to the role for the full academic year (not including holidays).
About The ClementJames Centre North Kensington
The ClementJames Centre is an award winning charity that empowers the community to release its potential in one of London’s most disadvantaged areas.
Our vision is for everyone in our community to release their potential and live fulfilled lives. We achieve this through education, employment and wellbeing support in a safe and compassionate space:
We help people to gain meaningful and sustainable employment through personalised advice and support, mentoring and work skills activities.
We support adults to improve their English, Maths and ICT skills through a wide range of Functional Skills courses and intensive Literacy & Numeracy support.
Children and Young People's Education
We help children and young people to learn, flourish and achieve their potential through academic support, mentoring, Literacy & Numeracy support and aspirational activities.
We empower people to overcome barriers and challenges and to engage with their own wellbeing. We provide Information, Advice and Guidance, and wellbeing activities.
Times you can volunteer
Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons
Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons
Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons
Friday: Mornings, Afternoons