MACS VolunteerOur Wellbeing Service provides mental health support and mentoring to children and young people aged 11-25.

This is achieved through one to one mentoring support from volunteers and group work.

Having a positive role model can make a big difference in a young person’s life♥️

Here’s some other reasons why you should become a MACS volunteer mentor:

  1. Great experience for anyone thinking of working in this field.
  2. You will have fun!
  3. You will be supervised by professionals to help develop your skills.
  4. You get to be part of a the MACS family!
We provide a 2 day in-depth training programme in our Belfast office.

Key tasks

  • Support children and young people aged 11-25 years who haven’t had a fair deal
  • Provide 1 to 1 support to children and young people ensuring this is underpinned by MACS ethos and value base
  • Offer support to children and young people with goal setting and achieving their dreams
  • Develop purposeful and nurturing relationships with children and young people
  • Have fun with children and young people
  • Adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures as outlined in MACS training
  • Adhere to Child Protection, Vulnerable Adult and Lone Worker policies to safeguard young people, staff and volunteers
  • Accept support and direction from Wellbeing staff

Time & Commitment

  • Complete MACS Volunteer training (2 days) and MACS ‘top up’ training (1day)
  • Meet a young person once a week for 2-3 hours, building a relationship lasting up to 6 months
  • Meet with worker monthly for one to one supervision
  • Keep in weekly phone contact with Wellbeing worker for ‘check ins’
  • Attend quarterly group support meetings
  • To complete annual Child Protection training (1day)

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