Volunteering and Mentoring
This programme aims is to provide mentoring to promote social inclusion of Somali young people that are disadvantaged and disengaged due to exclusion from or who are at risk of exclusion from mainstream education and training, and to enhance their personal and social development. Volunteer mentors will be matched to clients who need and want a caring and responsible young adult who will steer and guide them back on track. Young people receive one-to-one support throughout the programme from a dedicated staff team which helps them get the most from the experience in a way that is tailored to their needs.
Furthermore, the volunteering mentoring scheme aims to enhance the personal and social development, education, training and work experience of young Somali people and other young people in Camden. Practical, emotional and family carer problems and to enable them to –engage in school and education to achieve an accredited qualifications including AQA, ASDAN and Duke of Edinburgh awards to progress into mainstream school, college or University.
What does the volunteering and mentoring programme offered?
- One-to on- one support and peer to peer mentoring
- Advice and guidance
- Employment and volunteering
- Volunteering mentoring scheme to enhance the personal and social development, education, training and work experience of young Somali people and other young people in Camden
What does it offer young people?
- Improve their confidence, motivation and self-esteem
- Practical, emotional and family/carer problems and to enable them to re-engage in school and education
- Achieve an accredited qualifications which include AQA, ASDAN & Duke of Edinburgh awards
- Progress into mainstream School College or University
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Young people supported by SYDRC move into work, education or training