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About 

 

Our primary work as a youth mentoring organisation is to empower young people through one to one mentoring and as we are a non-profit organisation, we mainly recruit volunteers.

Our vision is to encourage and support young people to stand out and reach their potential by working with them on areas including career development, discovering talents, life skills, and self-confidence building. 

 Our Values     

 

  • Honesty and integrity is important in all we say and do.

  • Compassion and gratitude for those we serve and each other.

  • Accountability to young people, society, our community, our partners, and each other.

  • Respect the uniqueness, privacy and dignity of each and every individual – their age, sex, race, colour, creed, citizenship status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical, mental and/or medical condition.

  • Excellence and best practices in our organisation.

  • Teamwork and collaboration to achieve our vision, mission and to support the young people we serve.

Volunteer Mentor

Can you volunteer 2 - 3 hours per month to mentor a young person?

 

Duties and responsibilities

The primary role of a youth mentor is to develop a personal and positive rapport with a young person, and this involves consistent meetings with the child and ensuring the meeting times are enjoyable and comfortable.

  • mentors should work with the young person to establish goals. Goals should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timely (SMART). Examples of goals could be completing a study timetable to improve time management, researching career options or regular attendance at school/college/lectures.

  • Mentors should provide consistent support and encouragement to their mentee; being their cheerleader, coach and advocate especially during difficult times.

  • Help young person to develop self confidence

  • Be consistent in arranging and attending regular mentoring sessions

  • Be innovating in ways to engage young people by using their area of interest

  • Write fortnightly reviews of mentoring sessions using Better Impact software

  • Complete mentor review form at the end of 6 months and 1 year

Volunteer Fundraiser

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all matters fundraising within Joined Up thinking JUT CIC in conjunction with the Managing Director.

  • Raise Joined Up Thinking’s JUT CIC profile within the local and wider community.

  • Generate public interest in fundraising activities.

  • Identify, develop and organise fundraising opportunities and manage regular fundraising campaigns.

  •  manage Joined Up Thinking JUT CIC’s online fundraising accounts. 

  • Research and contact businesses and charitable organisations with shared values and activities to build relationships and gain donors and sponsors.

  •      Manage information and record the profile and fundraising activity of

donors on our internal and online database.

If you are an experienced mentor, great, but not to worry if you're not as we offer mentoring training and provide support  to all our mentors.

All JUT mentors have to be DBS checked.  DBS applications can be made through JUT.  

Image by Annie Spratt
Image by Annie Spratt

I feel more confident and self-assured and the tips and tricks that I have learnt from my mentor help me in my everyday life. They have especially helped me manage my anxiety.

M.A - mentee