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Kids Network - Volunteer Mentor

Details of the Charity:

The Kids Network is a charity supporting children, aged 8-11, well-being and increase of belonging at a crucial age in their development. The organisation works with different boroughs across London matching a local young professional with a child in their community for one-to-one mentoring as children can feel stressed, depressed, anxious, or angry as a result of exam pressure, bullying, and social media addiction.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

In this role, you will provide guidance, social and emotional support to children before they transition into secondary school. As a Volunteer Mentor, you will enhance your communication, active listening, problem-solving, and leadership skills, developing your emotional intelligence.  

Typical duties include:

  • Engaging weekly with the mentee through one-to-one sessions 
  • Establishing a trusting and positive relationship with the mentee based on mutual respect
  • Offering guidance and advice on decision-making, problem-solving, and goal attainment
  • Actively listening to the mentee's thoughts, concerns, and challenges

Please note, the Brunel Volunteers team would like you to commit to a minimum of 2-3 months.

Additional Benefits:

  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Award
  • Volunteering achievement recognised on your HEAR Transcript

  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?
  • Would you like to sign-up for a weekly volunteering Newsletter?