AN OPPORTUNITY

for men to train as mentors and leaders within A Band of Brothers

Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you want to be part of a community initiative that has a track record of turning men’s lives around for the better? Are you willing to give your time and energy to take on the training and mentor a young man in our community?

abandofbrothers is a local organisation that is committed to creating a better community

Right now, our work focusses on supporting disenfranchised and troubled young men. We do this by providing a meaningful rites of passage programme called “The Quest” – a 13 week transitional journey of initiation into manhood.

OUR COMMITMENT
In addition to being part of a community that values authenticity, integrity, and respecting individuality – we offer ongoing extensive and impactful training around:

  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Leadership
  • Group facilitation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Anger awareness
  • Embracing diversity
  • Facilitating personal development
  • Listening skills

YOUR COMMITMENT

  • Attend 3-6 residential weekend training/events over the next year
  • Show up Thursday evenings at a local venue between 7-9.30pm
  • Mentor a young man – involves meeting a young man for 1 hour weekly over 12 weeks

Any of the following qualities, knowledge and experiences are desired:

  • Probation Service
  • Public relation skills
  • Interest in the well-being of young men
  • Passion for cooking
  • Running education and training programmes
  • Group facilitation
  • Creating & organising social community events
  • Social work
  • Listening skills
  • Initiation and rites of passage
  • Previous mentoring experience
  • Citizens advice
  • Diverse background e.g. ethnicity, sexuality, gender

FAQs

  • The cost of training is covered by us
  • We offer to cover the costs incurred in the course of your voluntary work
  • Visit uk.virginmoneygiving.com to make a donation
  • To find out more contact James or Andy using the info below

A Band of Brothers Contact info

Email: eastbourne@abandofbrothers.org.uk
Project lead: James Wong – 07882 429 914
Operations: Andy Clark – 07710 300 769

Company registered in England number 6113676 / Registered with the Charity Commission no. 1122852

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