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Youth Mentor

Job information
Salary £20,349 per annum pro rata
Organisation Vennture
Hours 18.5 – 22.5 hours
Term/duration Fixed term contract for one year
Closing date 1 pm on 11 August 2020
Interview date(s) 17th August 2020

Job details

Youth Mentor


Hours: Part time hours option in the range of 18.5 – 22.5 hours.

Working hours can be negotiated and will need to be flexible to accommodate after school hours or evenings or some weekend hours.

Pay: £20,349 per annum pro rata

Job Type: Fixed term contract for one year.


Vennture is a dynamic charity making a proven impact in the community.

With funding from the Reaching Communities Fund, Vennture has exciting plans to design and provide a new service to mentor young people alongside their proven families’ programme, and we are now recruiting a Youth Mentor.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with experience of and a passion for working with young people and teenagers.

You will be energetic and proactive, with a resourceful and creative approach to problem solving as well as being comfortable using your strong communication skills to engage and build rapport. If you possess genuine hard-edged compassion and understanding, the ability to manage a demanding workload and the ability to stick with people through thick and thin we want to hear from you.

Under the direction of the Youth Development Lead, you will be focussed on achieving results and working on your own initiative. You will work alongside young people – many of whom are disaffected boys aged 14-16 - who are finding things tough and need support to overcome the barriers they are facing to reach their full potential. You will be required to monitor progress towards the outcomes they have set for themselves and evidence their steps forward.

Vennture works with people of all faiths, and none. Our employees and volunteers are drawn from all sectors of society. Regardless, a Christian vision, ethos and principles underpin the way Vennture operates, and it is expected that the successful applicant will have empathy with and be able to embrace our Venn values of Faith, Love and Endeavour. They will connect to our sense of purpose and vision and be able to integrate swiftly and successfully into our hard working and friendly team and enjoy being part of a challenging and ground- breaking initiative.

Further information can be found in the job description or for more details you can e mail An application form and the job description are available to download from our website or you can e-mail to request this or phone the office on 0330 20 20 730.

The closing date for applications for this post is August 11 at 1pm and interviews are scheduled for August 17.

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Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.