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Female Mentor at The Girls’ Network

The Girls' Network is an award-winning charity which aims to inspire and empower 14-19 year old girls from the least advantaged communities by connecting them to a mentor and a network of professional role models who are women. 

What does the opportunity involve doing?

We are looking for women who have 3+ years experience of the workplace, who have time and willingness to support a girl from one of the least-advantaged communities in Brighton and Hove, and who want to support a girl to overcome obstacles and seize opportunities. Mentoring is an amazing way to share your experience and skills with a girl who may not otherwise benefit from this support. It is also a great way to show a teenage girl that you believe in her, and that she is worth investing time in. This is a powerful combination, and one that we have seen transform the lives of girls and young women again and again.

What we ask from our mentors:
- To attend a mentor training event
- To mentor a girl for 10 x 1 hour sessions over the course of a year
- To make the necessary preparations for your sessions
- To attend a celebration event with your mentee at the end of the year

What induction, training and support is offered?

- Intensive training to prepare you to be the best possible mentor
- Regular opportunities to learn and develop skills
- Access to resources for use in your sessions
- Monthly mentor drop-ins
- Online forums connecting you to regional and national networks of other women

What skills or qualities are needed?

- Able to relate well to others
- Good at working through problems
- Committed and reliable
- Able to provide insight from your personal experiences

More info
Organisation

The Girls' Network

Location

None selected

Deadline for applications

31 Jan 2022

Categories

Young people

Activities

Advocacy/advice Befriending Other activities Teaching/training

Disabled access?

Yes

Expenses paid?

No

Childcare available?

No

Contact name

Rebecca Jewitt

More info »

https://www.thegirlsnetwork.org.uk/become-a-mentor