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Community Mentor

Position

Community Mentor

Location

Trafford

Salary

Volunteer

Overview of the Role:
We have an exciting new role to involve community volunteers in the way Trafford Housing Trust invests money in the community.
As a THT Community Mentor you will be key to ensuring that our funding is accessible and investments responds to local needs. Working within a small team of committed volunteers and alongside THT’s capacity building team, you will help to find impactful projects and support people in applying for investment and monitoring the difference they make for the community.
What will I be doing?
  • Utilise your networks to promote THT’s funding model within the community.
  • Help identify individuals and groups with the potential to meet local needs.
  • Visit potential applicants and Mentor them in applying for investment.
  • Visit successful applicants to identify their ongoing support needs and Mentor them through the process of gathering information and completing reports to show their impact.
  • On average this will take 6-8 hours a month.
What will I bring to the role?
  • A passion for making a difference in the community.
  • Experience of encouraging community engagement.
  • A basic knowledge of how community grant funding operates.
  • A willingness to learn mentoring skills.
  • A commitment to continual learning and personal development.
What values will I need?
  • A desire to build open honest and respectful relationships.
  • A motivation to create a fairer world.
  • A commitment to acting responsibly and accountably.
What will I get in return?
  • Reimbursement for reasonable expenses.
  • Accredited training in mentoring skills at Institute of Leadership and Management Level 2.
  • Ongoing support learning and personal development.
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