KRT Overview

Kingstanding Regeneration Trust works with residents, young people, community and statutory organisations, schools and local stakeholders to improve opportunities, services and facilities for our community. We currently deliver a range of projects that provide accredited entry level vocational qualifications, employability and life-skills training, welfare and wellbeing support, advice and mentoring support for young people, confidential and impartial advice for people on a wide range of money, benefit housing or employment issues.

MindSpace Overview

KRT's Mindspace textline provides free emotional crisis support and confidential information on a wide range of issues for 16 to 29 year olds. We believe assessing the right support is important, especially if you need someone to talk to immediately. MindSpace will connect every young person to a trained volunteer to provide crisis help. Our volunteers will listen and help you to think more clearly, enabling you to know that you can take the next step to feeling better.

What we are looking for:

• Passion
• Friendly and approachable
• Caring and good listeners
• Able to work independently and use initiative after initial training period
• Emotionally mature and able to stay calm in difficult situations
• Adapatable and Dependable

Volunteer Responsibilities

• Be polite, courteous and respectful to others
• Attend initial and ongoing training and supervision
• Adhere to the volunteer code of conduct
• Promote a positive image of the Charity, staff and voluntary colleagues
• Able to offer a regular weekly commitment of two x 3 hrs for at least 12 months
• Uphold the values of the Trust
• Electronically sign in before every session

Qualifications

• Throughout the training there will be opportunity to complete a series of awards that are covered by and registers with CPD (Continual Professional Development) as well as being regulated by QNUK. All certificates will approved by these regulatory bodies.

• On completion of your first year with MindSpace you will eligible to progress through higher, certified qualifications such as 'An Introduction CBT' following successful completion of the courses.

Rewards

• Gain confidence. Volunteering can

• Make a difference. Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.

Benefits of Volunteering

• Volunteering connects you to others
• It is good for your mind and body
• Volunteering can advance your career
• Volunteering bring fun and fulfilment to your life

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