Volunteer Mentor Visiting Mum Wales

Location Wales
Job ID 2021-4844
Number of Vacancies Remaining
27
Category
Children, Young People & Family Service
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Overview

Young people who experience their Mum going to prison may feel unsettled. Having someone there, helping them to maintain contact whilst Mum is away can make all the difference. That someone could be you. 

Responsibilities

Through our dedicated Volunteer Mentors, we work with individual families in North & South Wales to prepare carers and children for visiting HMP Styal or HMP Eastwood Park.  

 

Our Mentors meet with a child, young person, or family up to twice a month to offer support, encouragement, and guidance. Mentors provide emotional support to the family and prepare children and carers for the prison visit. The support package is tailored to the individual, as each family will have specific needs.  

 

The Mentor then offer transport and accompaniment to HMP Styal or HMP Eastwood Park, based on the needs of the familyWhere required, volunteers offer support to the carer and children after the visit has taken place and help to arrange future visits

 

This role requires a commitment of a minimum of 10 hours per month for at least 12 months.

 

We require you to be 18 years of age or older, have access to a vehicle and have a full, clean driving licence to be considered for this volunteering role. 

 

Welsh speaking would be advantageous.

 

If you have any questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details:

Phil Davenport | wales.visitingmum@cgl.org.uk | 07872 416 537

 

Please note that we require you to be 18 years of age or older to be considered for this volunteering role.

 

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

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