HOW THE PROJECT WORKS
- Attend our 2 day XL-Mentoring training which is designed to equip and resource churches and youth work charities to run their own sustainable mentoring projects, where they can invest in and support vulnerable young people in their community.
- Recruit and train volunteer mentors, at the same time, you will assess young people referred through relationships with local schools and / or other organisations.
- Match and introduce the mentor and the mentee providing ongoing support to both, monitoring and supervising the mentoring relationship as it develops.
Day 1 of XLM Training focuses on how to manage an XL-Mentoring project and includes: Understanding mentoring, aims & objectives, structures & timescales, best practice, volunteer management, securing mentees, securing mentors, supporting the mentoring relationship, family support, risk assessment, and child protection.
Day 2 of XLM Training focuses on mentoring, and train up your mentors and includes: Exploring youth culture, issues facing young people, how to develop a mentoring relationship, dealing with challenging and negative behaviour, how to set goals, types of communication, building trusting relationships, safeguarding, and boundaries, and responsibilities.
Date: Friday 20th & Saturday 21st January 2017
Time: 9:45m (for a 10am Start) – 4:30pm
Location: XLP, All Hallows-on-the-Wall, 83 London Wall, London, EC2M 5ND
The training costs £90 per person. This includes a resources pack, access to mentor training powerpoints, a coordinator manual and 6 mentor manuals. Light refreshments will be provided on the day, but does not include lunch, travel or accommodation.
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