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Become an e-mentor

We are currently looking for e-mentors to support young people on our online Enterprise and Employability programmes as part of our brand new digital learning platform, Prince's Trust Online. 

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What is Prince’s Trust Online?

  • Prince’s Trust Online is a brand new digital learning platform designed to provide tailored learning and one-to-one support for young people 
  • Prince’s Trust Online is for young people who are unemployed or underemployed and are unable to access our traditional face-to-face programmes
  • We are currently delivering two programmes, Enterprise and Employability, to support young people to learn the skills they need for self-employment or employment
  • We are currently looking for e-mentors on the Enterprise and Employability programmes

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Why become an e-mentor? 

  • You will have the opportunity to use your skills and experiences to make a real difference to the lives of young people 
  • You will be given a flexible way to support our work at a time and location that suits you
  • You will be given training and support to carry out your role

What’s the time commitment? 

  • Around two hours per week for approximately three months 

What experience do I need? 

We will provide training and support to carry out your role, but ideally you will have the following:

  • Confidence using digital platforms
  • Confidence to facilitate learning and the ability to encourage young people to reach their goals
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to upload the values of The Trust. Our values are approachable, non-judgemental, inspiring, empowering and passionate

For more information on each role, take a look at our role descriptions for Enterprise (pdf, 226kb) and Employability (pdf, 225kb). If you’re not sure which programme would suit you best, or you would like to become an e-mentor on both programmes, then you can let us know when you click ‘Apply.’

How does it work? 

  • Once you have completed online training, you will be matched to a young person on the platform via our dedicated digital volunteering team
  • You will virtually meet with your young person on the platform weekly using live chat and video calls
  • You will support young people to complete learning modules, helping them to set goals and activities along the way 

How do I get involved? 

Once you click apply you will be asked to: 

  1. Confirm you are able to work with young people 
  2. Provide some information about yourself and provide some referees
  3. Complete a short online video interview answering a few questions about yourself and why you want to volunteer with us
     

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If you're a young person and want more information, head to the Prince’s Trust Online sign up page.