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Host Organisation: MotherWell CIO

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life? Maybe you’re looking to make new friends, put your skills to use and have fun too? Perhaps you’ve recently found yourself with time on your hands and want to put your valuable life skills?

Opportunity Interests: Advice and Guidance Services, Children and Young People
Type of Activity: Befriending
Location: Crewe, Nantwich, Outside of Cheshire East
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM

The Bright Life project has been funded by Bright Life Cheshire, they are a organisation who are wanting to combat isolation in the over 50’s.
As a mentor, your role will be taking an interest and caring for the development of the mentee. Providing guidance and support along their journey.
You will use your own knowledge and past experiences to help, guide and motivate your mentee.
The project is here to encourage your own self esteem and to empower you to recognise the skills you have to offer the vulnerable.
The role will help connect you to a new community network.
Full mentoring training will be provided at the start of this project, this will help you understand what your role as a mentor will involve.
Full support will be provided throughout your training and along your mentoring journey.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

No skills required, training provided.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

Mileage, 0.45p per mile.

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Full training provided, 121 reviews and peer support groups.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Full mentoring training, forgotten mums training, suicide training.