Do you want to work with young people? Youth Mentor opportunities available in the Wakefield district. Apply Now!

If you want to make a difference to a young person’s life and have some time to spare then this role is for you.

We anticipate that the role could be undertaken around any other work commitments you might have.  It can be done on an evening and / or weekends.  We expect the commitment may be for approx.3 hours per week.  We would like our mentors to support a young person for up to 1 year.

Travel and subsistence expenses will be paid to you.

You will be invited onto a programme of training which will commence in the Autumn 2019.  The training will cover all the skills you will need to become a good mentor.  You will receive safeguarding training and DBS clearance will be undertaken.

We welcome any questions you might have about the role.  More information and an application form can be found below.  Please contact Joanne Browning by phone 01924 302116 (during office hours) or by email –

YWT Volunteer Youth Mentor Job Spec MASTER 10.01.19

07 Youth Mentor Volunteer Application Form – February 2019

Briefing Note

We look forward to receiving your application.

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