Empower! Inspire! Cultivate & Lead the next generation of young females to be the best they can be!
Weekly Wednesdays- different time options
What is Empower?
Empower is a project to mentor underachieving girls.
Your role is this project will be to mentor one of these students, and to help give them the belief and confidence to achieve their goals, the skills to help with their academic studies and raise their aspirations to know that they don't have to fit into traditionally female work spheres!
What is your role?
  • Conduct biweekly mentoring sessions with student you are matched with.
  • Follow a set structure of topics for sessions. This will include topics ranging from confidence and self esteem, working smarter, and higher education.
  • All training you need for your role will be provided.
  • Your travel expenses will be covered.
What we would expect of you is to commit to your time and be consistent to ensure a positive impact on the lives of the mentee. We expect a 1 term commitment.
What will you gain?
  • Develop your leadership and communication skills
  • Develop your own CV through practical experience
  • Make a real lasting impact in someone else's life
What are the next steps
  1. Fill in this application form telling us why you’d like to be involved.
  2. We'll be in touch to set up an informal chat before you get started
  3. You'll receive all the training you need to get started and be matched with a student.
  4. Spend the next couple of months making an impact, developing skills and experience, meeting new people and having fun!
By taking part you are also eligible for Kingston Award points for volunteering.
All volunteer travel expenses are reimbursed.
We strongly encourage applications from BME individuals and other under-represented groups.
Kingston Hub is committed to making our activities inclusive to all students. We can make reasonable adjustments to application processes, selection workshops, training sessions, volunteering projects and other activities on a case-by-case basis. We also provide ongoing support for the students we work with, so if you have particular accessibility needs, including special educational needs, please do get in touch with clara.johnston@kingstonhub.org and let us know how we can make the activity more accessible.
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