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Help people get back on track after prison

by Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact)

PACT are looking for volunteers to support and mentor referred service users to successfully engage with education, training, volunteering and/or employment. You would be delivering one-to-one interventions, mainly online, to support people on probation as they seek employment, training and education opportunities. We’re looking for people who are: self-motivated, good listeners, non-judgemental, reliable, and empathetic. We will provide training including safeguarding and mentoring. This role requires two references and a DBS check.

Organisation description

The Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact) is a national charity that provides support to prisoners, people with convictions, and their families. We support people to make a fresh start, and minimise the harm that can be caused by imprisonment to people who have committed offences, to families and to communities.

Accessibility

Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Preferred skills

Existing skills in counselling, listening, mentoring etc are valued, and will help with the mentoring of service users.

Experience gained

Training in safeguarding, mentoring, experience in working with vulnerable adults. Character reference offered after six months of volunteering.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?

Yes

Minimum age

18+

Age focus

  • Adults

Time of volunteering

  • Daytime
  • Weekdays

Categories

  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

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