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Volunteer Mentors - Youth Offending Team

closing date 18 Feb

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Advert Start Date: 02 January, 2018
Advert End Date: 18 February, 2018
Salary: Volunteer Post
Location: Authority wide
Weekly Hours: Volunteer
Job Category: Youth & Community Work
Vacancy Ref: YOTVOL/800/SS

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

We are currently recruiting volunteers who have an empathy with young people to use their life experience, knowledge and skills for the role below.

Mentors meet weekly with young people on a one-to-one basis. The aim of mentoring is to provide a positive role model for young people and to help them to engage in activities, build confidence and self esteem.

If you are interested, further information about the role and the application form can be found under supporting documents.  Please contact the Youth Offending Team on 01454 868558 or email if you have further questions.

Closing date for applications - Sunday 18th February 2018
Interviews - Wednesday 28th February 2018 and Thursday 1st March 2018
Training evenings:
Thursday 8th March 2018 - 6pm - 9.15 pm
Thursday 15th March - 6pm - 9.15 pm
Thursday 29th March - 6pm - 9.15 pm
Thursday 5th April - 6pm - 9.15 pm 


We ask that only those who are available to commit to all the training evenings above complete the application form.

Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has a confidential checking process for transgender applicants who do not wish to reveal details of their previous identity to the person who has asked them to complete an application form for a DBS check.

The contact details are:
Sensitive Applications Team
Customer services
PO Box 165
L69 3JD
Email -

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.