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Volunteer Mentor Application Form

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Thank you for applying to become a mentor with Chance UK!
The video below and the role description of a mentor give you all of the practical information you need about being a Chance UK mentor. Please have a read / watch so you understand the commitment before filling in the application form.
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Please enter the details of someone who can act as a 'buddy' for you as a safety measure whilst you're out on mentoring sessions. This could be a partner, friend, relative or housemate - somebody you can tell once you've arrived home safely.



Instagram Facebook Volunteer Centre/Website Work/University/College Event (e.g. volunteer fair) Friend/Family A former mentor Newspaper Poster/Postcard Twitter The Guardian Hackney Gazette Southwark News Ham&High Metro newspaper South London Press Islington Tribune Hackney Citizen The Childhood Trust Google search Other (please specify)

  • Please give details of at least two referees who have known you in a professional capacity for six months or longer. 
  • One must be your current/most recent employer – ideally your manager or other senior colleague - or a recent academic reference. If you are self-employed it could be a client or former colleague. 
  • Please note: none of your referees can be family or friends. 
We will write to your referees on the Monday after the first day of training.    
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Chance UK is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) registered organisation. All volunteer applicants must complete an enhanced disclosure records check, to ensure the safety of the children with whom we work. These checks are strictly confidential to registered Chance UK staff. Please note, not all criminal convictions automatically preclude applicants from working with Chance UK; however, if you have any listed convictions or cautions we may contact you to clarify matters before processing your application. Please contact volunteer@chanceuk.com if you would like to speak to someone about this.

Thank you for taking the time to make this application!

The next step on your journey to mentoring a child is training.

To book onto our next training session, please email Volunteer@chanceuk.com and we will send you the details.

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