Peer to Peer is a volunteering scheme for disabled and non-disabled young people aged 14-25 to support people who are new to volunteering.
How does the service work?
Young people, who are new to volunteering, are paired up with other volunteers so they can access support whilst undertaking their volunteering placements.
Volunteers on the Peer to Peer scheme will be offered volunteering opportunities, free training and work towards a Peer Mentoring award.
Travel expenses will be re-imbursed.
Who is the service for?
Disabled and non-disabled young people aged between 14 and 25 years old.
What are the potential benefits from the participating?
The Peer-to-Peer volunteers participating in the scheme get to develop their skills, gain valuable coaching experience, build self-esteem and gain in confidence and learn new skills.
New volunteers are supported throughout the process by KIDS and their mentor, they gain experience of volunteering in a supportive environment and get to develop numerous skills.
When is it on?
Various times and across the Manchester area. Contact the project for more details.
How to access this service
Contact the project co-ordinator who will meet the young person to complete a referral form. Contact can be initated by the young person, their parent or carer or a professional.
Project co-ordinator: Tracy Ryan on 07584 702026
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