Voluntary Mentors/Independent Visitors - South West

We are now looking for more volunteers who can spare a few hours every month visiting and taking out a child or young person in care who lives in one of the following areas: Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset.

“The best thing my visitor has taught me is to respect myself and make me feel I am worth something.”

Click here to watch our film about being a Mentor/Independent Visitor with us.

So do you:

  • Want to make a difference?
  • Have 4-5 hours per month you could spare to give something back?
  • Are you flexible and good with children?
  • Don’t mind travelling for up to an hour

We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of all backgrounds, and would especially encourage people from black and other minority ethnic groups to apply (men and women) to join our diverse pool of volunteers and staff.

Full training, support and supervision provided. We reimburse mileage and expenses.

You must be over the age of 21 and able to commit for a minimum of 18 months.

Click here to download the Mentor/Independent Visitor person specification

Click here to download the Mentor/Independent Visitor role description

Click here to download an Mentor/Independent Visiting application form

We encourage you to complete your application form electronically and email it to us at yourvoice@reconstruct.co.uk

Or you could print the application form and post it back to us at our Head Office:

Unit 36, Easton Business Centre,
Felix Road, Easton,
Bristol BS5 0HE.

For more information call us on freephone 0800 389 1571

We are committed to safe recruitment, we carry out Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and reference checks and give you full training and support in your role.

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