Places for mentors still available. We are looking for people with broad range of personal and industry experience, autistic or not, from software, animation and games design to farming and matching mentors and mentees based on personal fit. People in tech, creative industries and LGBT+, we want to hear from you now.
Looking for meaningful ways to volunteer?
Wanting to help to make lifechanging difference?
Become a mentor!
Mentoring can provide a great sense of fulfilment and recognition. You could be helping an autistic adult to achieve life changing step into employment and develop your own mentoring skills. Our Tool Up programme will train and support mentors throughout the programme.
What is involved?
You will receive a comprehensive free training developed and delivered by Dr Damian Milton and Dr Susy Ridout. You will also join a mentors’ online support group and receive individual support and supervision from Damian and Susy throughout the programme. You will mentor online one or if you prefer two autistic individuals to the rate of one hour per week for a duration of 20 weeks.
You would need to complete enrolment, mid-term and post programme questionnaires, attend the online training, consent to a DBS check and commit to 20 weeks of mentoring. You will receive payment of £13.2 per session. You may also choose to mentor on a voluntary basis.
To register click here: https://neurodiverseselfadvocacy.org.uk/
We are holding an information and welcome meeting for new mentors on Thursday 18 February at 6 pm.
Current Tool Up mentors will be in attendance to share their experience.
We will publish the link closer to the day.