Could you be a mentor?

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Children’s charity Mentor Link is seeking volunteers in the Bridgnorth and Telford & Wrekin areas. The charity professionally recruits and trains mentors to listen to and support young people who may be facing dif culties such as illness, low self-esteem, bereavement, family breakdown and self-harm, relationships with others.

Volunteer Ccoordinator Karen Arnold explains, “The wellbeing of these young people forms the focus of our work. Our aim is to create a more positive attitude towards themselves and learning.

“No quali cations are necessary to become a mentor; you just need to be a good listener with an interest in supporting young people. Applicants are required to complete an Enhanced DBS clearance and must be able to commit to a minimum of six months spending up to an hour each week with referred children. Training is provided free of charge and travelling expenses paid.

To nd out more, call 07875 438659 or email karen.arnold@mentorlink.org.uk.

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