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Mentoring Coordinator
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Position

Mentoring Coordinator

Hours

Full Time- 35 Hours Per week

Contract

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location

London

Salary

£30,000

Closing Date

12/07/2024

Job Description

The Mentoring Coordinator’s mission is to lead a high-quality mentoring programme. This individual will be responsible for recruiting and connecting mentors and mentees, providing ongoing support, and ensuring the success of mentoring relationships. The Mentoring Coordinator will foster a supportive and engaging environment that empowers young women and girls to reach their full potential.

The post holder will be skilled at building relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders, a strong communicator with good project management skills able to maintain accurate records and monitor the outcomes of the mentoring relationships, with the ability to time manage to deal with any concerns in a timely and constructive manner

They will enjoy working as part of a small and dynamic team but will need to be a confident independent decision-makers and able to run our mentoring programmes on a day to day basis

This role is high-paced and would suit someone who is highly proactive and truly motivated by our vision for social mobility.

This role will be based in London and will require attendance at training events and meetings in the evening.

Candidate Requirements

Skills & Knowledge required: 

  • Basic Project management skills  
  • You will have a Youth work qualification or previous experience in similar field or working towards. Ideal previous experience working with youth, particularly in areas related to personal development, leadership, or education. 
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills, with the ability to engage and connect with young girls effectively. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people, including young people, parents/carers and corporate professionals. 
  • Ability to maintain appropriate professional relationships and boundaries with young people. 
  • Proficient using technology and software programs, particularly Microsoft office, google docs, and Salesforce. 
  • Knowledge of safeguarding children and young people. 
  • Experience working with young people to bring about positive outcomes

Role & Responsibilities

Programme Development and Implementation 

  • Develop and implement mentoring programme and initiatives in alignment with the BelEve’s goals and objectives. 
  • Implement programme guidelines, policies, and procedures to ensure consistency and effectiveness in mentoring relationships. 
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify programme needs, goals, and target populations. 

 

Mentor and Mentee Recruitment and Training 

  • Recruit and screen potential mentors and mentees, ensuring they meet programme criteria and expectations. 
  • Conduct training sessions for mentors and mentees, providing guidance on programme goals, roles, and responsibilities. 
  • Match mentors and mentees based on compatibility, interests, and goals, and facilitate introductions and initial meetings. 

 Relationship Management and Support: 

  • Provide ongoing support and guidance to mentors and mentees throughout the duration of the mentoring relationship. 
  • Facilitate regular check-ins and evaluations to assess progress, address challenges, and provide feedback and support. 
  • Mediate conflicts or issues that may arise between mentors and mentees, providing guidance and resolution as needed. 

Programme Evaluation and Reporting: 

  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of mentoring relationships and programme activities, collecting feedback and data to assess impact and outcomes. 
  • Prepare regular reports on programme metrics, accomplishments, and challenges for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Use evaluation findings to inform programme improvements and enhancements. 
  • Effectively deliver against the agreed Programme KPI’s  

Collaboration and Outreach: 

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners, including schools, community organisations to promote mentoring opportunities and expand programme reach. 
  • Represent BelEve at events, meetings, and conferences to raise awareness of the mentoring programme and recruit participants. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with mentors, mentees, and partner organisations to support programme sustainability and growth. 

 

Safeguarding  

  • Act as the Deputy Deputy Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) 
  • Collaborate with the Safeguarding Lead to review, update, and develop safeguarding policies, procedures, and guidelines in accordance with legal requirements and best practices. 
  • Support the dissemination and implementation of safeguarding policies and procedures throughout the mentoring programme. 
  • Provide support and guidance to staff, volunteers, and stakeholders on safeguarding-related matters, including responding to queries, concerns, and disclosures in a timely and appropriate manner. 

 Community Engagement 

  • Build and maintain relationships with our community organisations, schools, government agencies, and other stakeholders to enhance collaboration and resource-sharing for youth development efforts.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunities statement 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships. 

Criminal Records Check 

BelEve is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. As the role involves regular contact with children and vulnerable young people and their data. 

Working Conditions 

  • This position is office-based with flexibility to work from home 1 day per week
  • This position will require evening and weekend work during programme delivery. 
  • Travel to different programme sites within the community will be necessary. 

Note: This job description is designed to attract candidates who are not only qualified but also deeply passionate about the mission of the charity. It emphasises the importance of both professional skills and personal alignment with the organisation’s values and goals. 

 

How to Apply

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 12 July 2024

To apply click the ‘apply now’ button.

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