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Mentor Training

LINKnet’s next mentor/befriender training is scheduled to be held on Saturday 21 September 2019 from 10am to 4p at LINKnet’s main office at 31 Guthrie Street Edinburgh, EH1 1JG

Volunteer mentoring/befriending is a skills enhancing and a rewarding opportunity for the mentors/befrienders.

LINKnet are looking to recruit volunteers to work as befrienders/mentors to help minority ethnic mentees/befriendees to settle in Scotland, access employment, further education or to improve English and the knowledge about various aspects of life in Scotland.

Mentor/Befriender commitment is limited to take a full day training and then to help a mentee for two to three hours per week (one day) for up to six months.

Mentoring/befriending can bring you job satisfaction and improve your own professional skills and employability.

Start date

21st September 2019


LINKnet Mentoring,
31 Guthrie Street,
EH1 1JG.

The following aspects are covered at the training:
  • Brief introduction of LINKnet
  • Concept of mentoring
  • Planning of mentoring
  • Personal Development mentoring
  • Employment mentoring
  • Education mentoring
  • Cultural diversity
  • Boundaries and confidentiality
  • Application & CV
  • Interview.
Registration details: / 0131 261 4463 or 0131 225 7970.

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