Youth Mentors work with children in a one-to-one relationship or with small groups in a school environment. They carry a caseload of children and young people with complex needs and work alongside professionals from other agencies with the aim of promoting the educational progress and achievement of young people in the Local Authority's care. This might also involve the co-ordination of alternative educational provision.
The main requirements are:
If you would like to know more about becoming a Youth Mentor, please contact the Education of Looked After Children Team on the number shown below.
Education for looked after children virtual schoolELAC@northyorks.gov.uk
Tel: 0845 0349589