Would you like to use your lived experience to support others?
Nacro are seeking volunteers to support the Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service.
- Do you have the lived experience of the criminal justice system?
- Have you faced life challenges such as mental health or substance misuse problems and are now stable in recovery?
- Are you able to offer a few hours a week and your own knowledge, skills and experience to make a difference to others?
If so we would really like to hear from you!
The role of a Peer Mentor involves:
- Welcoming service users at court
- Telephoning service users to offer support before court, at court and after court
- Using active listening skills to provide support
- To be a positive role model
- Raising awareness of the peer mentoring training programme
- Adhering to Trust policies and procedures
- Receive structured training and learn new skills
- Enhance your CV and have a focus on your future career development
- Being a valuable asset to the volunteering service within Liaison & Diversion
- Use your experience to support others and knowing that you are helping and making a difference to others on their journey
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Contact person's position
Location address line 1
Reading Magistrates' Court
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
All of these times
Additional timing details
At least 4 hours a week
Will suit someone like this:
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Is support given?
Description of support
From volunteer coordinator
Are expenses paid?
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
9 July 2019