Volunteer With Us

Volunteer with Our Place Support

If you’re interested in Volunteering please take a look at the opportunities below and download an application form here – Application Form.

Mentoring

A Mentor with the Our Place Mentoring Scheme is a caring, responsible, adult who serves as a listener, critical friend and role WHC Friendship 19model 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 email complete application forms to mentoring@ourplacesupport.org

Mentor-Person-Specification-pdf

Mentor-Job-Description


Advice Cafe

An Advice Cafe Volunteer is a caring and patient individual who is passionate abOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAout supporting individuals and families often at crisis point. They are able to draw on a variety of information available to them to and support people to navigate through complex situations. Our Place Advice Cafe volunteers have a variety of backgrounds and bring along diverse skills and experience.

 

Benefits / Investment for Advice Cafe Volunteers :

  • Working collaboratively with an experienced and dedicated team
  • Access to free monthly CPD Accredited training
  • Ongoing line management support
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • DBS Check

Please email complete application forms to advicecafe@ourplacesupport.org

Work Placements for College and University Students.

Over the past few years we have had a number of successful work placements from both college and university students. If you are interested of having your placement here at Our Place, please contact Beth on: mentoring@ourplacesupport.org or 0121 354 4080