Grandmentors (Islington)

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  • Afternoons
  • Evenings
  • General Volunteering
  • Mornings
  • Weekday
  • Weekend
  • Islington, London, UK
  • Minimum Age: 50+

Volunteering Matters

Grandmentors is a nationwide project delivered by Volunteering Matters – a national charity. We provide mentors who are over the age of 50 to young people aged 16-24 who are in care or have left the care system. We provide training and support to volunteers. Grandmentors offer practical and emotional support to young people at a crucial time in their lives as they transition from care to living independently.

Volunteer Requirements

– Aged 50+
– Good people and communication skills, patience
– DBS (criminal record) check will be performed
– Long-term commitment required (min. one year)
– Resident in Islington or surrounding boroughs

What We Provide

As a volunteer you’ll receive:

– Full training plus ongoing support including monthly mentor support meetings
– Expenses

Tagged as: Befriending / Visiting / Caring, Supporting / Advising

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