Headstart Kernow is recruiting volunteer mentors for Mind Your Way and HeadStart to support young people with a range of difficulties. These can be anything from starting new schools, first jobs and new education and training opportunities to social isolation, confidence and self esteem problems. Some of these young people will also require additional support or specialist intervention from other services which we’ll help them to find.

By joining the mentoring programme you’ll help support, guide and encourage young people providing them with a committed approachable role model – possibly something they’ve never had the opportunity of before. As well as offering individual access to ongoing support, you’ll be giving different perspectives on situations whilst focusing on working towards set goals.

Headstart Kernow values volunteers and the possible contribution they make to support young people in Cornwall, as this programme could not exist without them. This is why they spend time supporting you in your role through supervision and peer support meetings, as well as providing additional professional development opportunities and awareness raising training in subjects such as Mental Health, Self Harm, Sexual Health and Autism Awareness.

Check out the HeadStart Kernow Volunteer Mentor Pack for further information.

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