Our Virtual 1:1 Youth Mentoring sessions need Mentors to serve as well-adjusted coaches and role models for young people aged 14-17. Support, stability, and encouragement create lasting effects on a young person’s life.


  • Be consistent, dependable, and positive
  • Involve your mentee in decisions and discussions
  • Listen to and respect your mentee’s thoughts
  • Be prepared for issues that may arise and ensure the safety of your mentee during sessions
  • Commit at least 1 hour per fortnight, for at least 6 months
  • Use available resources, including the support and guidance of the NGA staff
  • A commitment to the needs of young people
  • Strong listening and conversational skills
  • Trustworthiness, openness, and reliability
  • Respect for the values and beliefs of others
  • 2 personal references
  • Aged 18 or over
  • Access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone and a good internet connection

Preferred but not essential:

  • Previous experience working as a Mentor
  • Experience working with Zoom

This role is subject to reference and DBS checks. Due to changes of current COVID-19 restrictions, DBS document verification and inductions may be carried out electronically


  • Full induction into NGA work and our values
  • Mandatory Safeguarding, Data Protection & Coaching training
  • Supervision and support from the Project Coordinator and NGA’s team.
  • Access to NGA’s thriving network of volunteers and our community events


Register interest here!