CAIS operates a mentoring service, providing a one to one mentoring support service for young people in Powys.
It is a voluntary scheme, which aims to assist in enabling young people to achieve their full potential.
Mentoring provides a one to one relationship that can help to divert young people away from negative influences and provide them with opportunities for success.
In return you will receive:
• Full youth training
• Ongoing development and support
• Excellent career experience working with young people
• Out-of-pocket expenses
• Ongoing training opportunities
If you are interested in this opportunity then please contact:
Unit 4, Old Town Hall Workshops, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5DL
0300 777 2258
07825 180 829
Volunteer Role Description
Role Title Volunteer Mentor
Department Powys Young Persons’ Substance Misuse Service
Base Location Various Across Powys
Hours of Volunteering Various
Accountable To Project Manager
Reports To Project Coordinator
To provide one to one support and encouragement to young people misusing substances, at risk of substance misuse, who have familial substance misuse.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide support and guidance to all participants being referred onto the project
To be available to meet regularly on a one-to-one basis with mentees as identified and agreed with the project manager.
To work with the Project Manager in achieving positive outcomes for participants
Record all activities in compliance with CAIS regulations
To work closely with the administration staff and provide information and data as required for reporting purposes
Keep accurate records in accordance with CAIS policies
To respect confidentiality at all times
To be non-judgmental
To communicate skillfully and sensitively, taking into account any barriers to communication
Excellent listening skills
To be able and willing to work within given boundaries
To refer clients to other services within the partnership and other external agencies as appropriate
To report any concerns regarding the Service User to your Line Manager
To be accountable for own decisions and actions in consultation with Project manager andsupervision.
To attend relevant meetings, undertake administrative tasks and reports as required.
Own transport desirable
To participate in the CAIS core training
To attend regular supervisions
To operate within and observe CAIS policies and procedures