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Mentors for Young People from Refugee Backgrounds at Breadwinners Brighton

We are driven to improve the well-being of refugees and create a community where they can thrive in the UK. We do this by delivering three employability programmes in London and Brighton through selling organic, artisan baked goods on markets and through our wholesale service stocking coffee shops and events.

Our programmes are designed for young refugees and people seeking asylum aged 16-24 and provide jobs, work experience, training and mentoring at our market stalls and as online sales representatives.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

We are looking for volunteer mentors for Young People from refugee backgrounds on our next Risers Programme!

What's involved in these 2 months of mentoring?
? Mentoring training! We give you all the tools and resources you need to succeed!
? Supporting your mentee at one of our markets, selling baked goods every weekend (2h/week)
? Weekly 1:1 mentoring sessions to help your mentee work on their goals (1h/week)
? Helping your mentee pinpoint new opportunities after Breadwinners and supporting them to apply⁠
? Participating in our fun socials and community events!

No previous mentoring experience is needed, just positive energy and an eagerness to learn!⁠ We guarantee many laughs, fresh loaves and a supportive, bread-loving community!

Key dates:
? October 11th: Mentor training - 6pm
? October 14th-15th: Programme starts on the markets
? December 7th: Graduation!

➡ Sign up here to volunteer in Brighton here:⁠ http://ow.ly/GqR950NuTXO

We hope to hear from you! Please share the opportunity with your friends and colleagues! ?


What induction, training and support is offered?

Mentors receive full training at the start of each programme. This includes information on good mentoring practices and safeguarding.

Next induction - Wednesday 11th October 6pm in central Brighton.

Support is available throughout from Breadwinners staff as well as scheduled check ins.

We also host fun social events for everyone to get to know each other!

What skills or qualities are needed?

No past mentoring experience is needed, just positive energy and willingness to learn!

More info
Date added

7th August 2023


Breadwinners Brighton


International House, Canterbury Cres, London

Deadline for applications

8 Oct 2023


Black and minority ethnic groups Non-English speakers/refugees Young people


Advocacy/advice Other activities

Disabled access?


Expenses paid?


Childcare available?


Contact name


Phone number

07754 830846

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