A Mentor with the Our Place Mentoring Scheme is a caring, responsible adult who serves as a listener, critical friend and role model to primary aged children, young people, adult or parents.

They help to ensure that the mentee develops important life skills by working through challenges together, developing emotional well-being and healthy relationships.

Our Place Mentors enable their mentee to be exposed to new opportunities and a wide array of resources enabling and equipping them to make positive change.

Benefits / Investment for Volunteer Mentors:

  • Training in Level 3 Award in Mentoring Practice
  • Access to free monthly CPD Accredited training
  • Regular practice supervision with our highly skilled supervisors
  • Participation in monthly issue based Enrichment Meetings
  • Networking opportunities
  • Ongoing line management support
  • Personal development planning and annual appraisals
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • DBS Check
  • APS Accredited policies and procedures

Please note that volunteer mentor recruitment is currently closed. Please follow @OurPlaceSupport on Facebook,Twitter or Instagram for information on upcoming opportunities.