Peer Mentor Volunteer

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As a volunteer with lived mental health experience, to offer one to one support to a peer going through their own journey of recovery. 

To work with a peer towards SMART goals and aspirations as identified by the peer.

There are a range of goals and aspirations to work towards together but this could include developing and maintaining relationships, accessing and engaging education or volunteering and making use of necessary facilities or services in the local community.

Training and Support offered:

Induction to organisation Inc. ‘Communication, Confidentiality & Boundaries’ and ‘Mental Health’ Workshops.
Health & Safety Training peer mentoring and support training.

Regular updates on organisational activities.

Support, advice and guidance, from Volunteer Manager

What skills do I need?

Expert by experience.

Good communication and people skills.
Compassionate, understanding attitude and to recognise the unique contributions of others.
Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 17/01/2022

End Date: 17/01/2024

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Availability Details

There is no minimum or maximum number of hours that we ask you to volunteer, we just ask that the time you are able to volunteer is in a fixed time slot.

Posted for
Thurrock and Brentwood Mind

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Interests

  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Misuse and Addiction

Activities

  • General Helping
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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