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Lifespace Trust - We mentor young people to reduce stress, build resilience and achieve more

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Programme Co-ordinator/Mentor (7 to 11) - 15+ hrs per week, £15 per hour - term-time plus three weeks.
Youth Participation Support Worker - 15 hrs per week, £9.90 per hour, 9 month contract.

Find out more on our News Page.

Deadline: Monday 7th March 2022


Sharing your time and experience with a child or young person can change how
they feel about themselves and their lives.

Find out how you can join our incredible volunteer community on our News Page.

Join our Youth Panel: For Young People By Young People

Finding things tough? You're not alone. We can tell you that things can and do get better, when you have the right support at the right time. For some of us that was a Lifespace Mentor. For others it was a Mentor and other agencies like the GP or RISE. It wasn't always easy - infact it mostly wasn't easy - but honestly, things did get better.

Lifespace's Youth Advisory Panel: 
Lifespace set up this Panel in November 2020 as part of their commitment to young people's involvement in everything they do, from the type of services they deliver to their plans for the future. They believe that the best people to tell them what works are the young people who have taken part in their programmes.

The Panel meets once a half-term, online. We have has five members and would love more young people with experience of being mentored by Lifespace to join us. Why?

1: Small, friendly group.
2: Not a support group! You can talk about your experiences but there isn't any pressure to.
3: Shared experiences - everyone in the group has been supported by a Lifespace mentor. 
4: We can change the systems used to support wellbeing and mental health, at school and beyond.

The Panel has already made some changes and we want to recruit more members to reflect the diversity of the young people Lifespaces supports. Why not join us? Email hello@lifespace.org.uk to find out more. No pressure.

Hear our voices...

My Mentoring Experience: https://youtu.be/F2Ej3Y_GdqY
All About Lifespace: https://youtu.be/sH0JcncmsYk


  • "I cannot stress how important the work Lifespace does is: it literally changes all lives for the better and, for many people, is the one place they find solace and support"   Primary School, Stratford-upon-Avon
  • "I've learnt to believe in myself and stick at a task even if it is difficult"   male mentee

    "Accept that flaws don't matter and that I don't need to change to please people"   female mentee
  • "with the cuts in social care and the increase in pupils with complex family circumstances I do not know what we would do without the support of Lifespace"   Special needs school, Warwickshire
  • "Lifespace provide invaluable and irreplaceable support to our young people"   Secondary School, Warwickshire

    "Mentoring has helped me achieve my goals by having someone I could talk to who would listen to me"   female mentee

Our Supporters

Stratford Town TrustChildren in NeedQueenHeart of England Community FoundationMentoring and BefriendingCares 4 Kids The Openwork Foundation