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Independent Visitor

Role Summary

Independent Visitor volunteering opportunity           

We are looking for Independent Visitors to work with Children aged between 5 and 18 years who are in Care. We are currently specifically looking to recruit an Independent Volunteer in the Mansfield area.

This vital work will see you mentor the young people, building long-term friendships that help them to access hobbies and build life skills.

You will work with a dedicated young person for a minimum of two years.  In this time, you will support them in their interests, mentoring them to make their own decisions and being a positive influence during the time you spend with them.

Being an Independent Visitor means you will help through the good and tough times, helping the young person to explore their interests and the world around them.  Guiding and nurturing where it’s needed, having lots of fun and supporting them to understand themselves.

We will ask you to support the young person at activities and give your time generously, with a commitment of one monthly face to face  meeting for a minimum of two years.

You will have a full induction and comprehensive specialist training. We hold support sessions with other Independent Visitors as well.  Part of our commitment to you, is ensuring you are supported in the work you do, there are quarterly review meetings with your dedicated Coordinator.  They will discuss with you how the work is going and support with helpful advice if needed, we call this Supervision.  We also pay all agreed expenses and reimburse for mileage.


 How to apply?     


We hold recruitment rounds on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Our next recruitment round is due to take place this Spring 2022 when we will conduct our shortlisting.

Any questions? Please email londonindependent.visitors@actionforchildren.org.uk and a member of our team will get back to you ! Please state clearly you are applying for the Mansfield Independent Visitor opportunity in the application form and on all other communications.


Find us on Instagram! @actionforchildrenvolunteering to find out more info about this opportunity.





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