Youth Mentor. (online)

Youth Mentor. (online)

Ongoing role
J93244
At a glance

Skills

  • Project management / Product owner
  • Software and web development
  • Safeguarding
  • Mentoring / Coaching
  • Social care / Counselling
  • Teaching / Education

Where

Stourbridge, DY9 7LE
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
We ask for a minimum of 1 hour per week for a minimum of 6 months

We are looking for youth mentors who have either youth mentor experience or have career experience in software/games development, gaming, E-sports, Minecraft.

What will you be doing?

We run a community Minecraft server for children and young people up to the age of 25 with Autism, ADHD/PDA/other Neurodiversities.  We are looking for exceptional individuals to provide mentorship for members.  Our services are free of charge and we are looking for volunteers to support children in the gaming environment of Minecraft and other games. Children may need someone to talk to, someone to play alongside, a role model who has a career in their interests. Creative Active Lives will arrange for an Enhanced DBS and NSPCC Safeguarding Training.

We encourage applications from Neurodiverse mentors.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for youth mentors who have either youth mentor experience or have career experience in software/games development, gaming, E-sports, Minecraft.

Youth mentor qualification, lived experience with Neurodiversity and gaming / games development / E Sports

Empathy

Patience

Understanding

Ability to commit to at least one hour a week for a minimum of 6 months to ensure continuity for the children

Enthusiasm and love for gaming especially Minecraft

What difference will you make?

A mentor can change lives.  You will have the opportunity to help a young person socially and emotionally, provide support and inspiration, but just by being there, you can change someone's life.

 

Causes
  • Children / families
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

    Creative Active Lives is a workshop and entertainment company, providing commercial services nationwide. Out not for profit beneficiaries are people what have physical or learning disabilities,...