At Bridging the Gap we are lucky to have committed volunteer mentors, who make a real difference to our clients lives. They come from a varied background, life experiences and ages.
Our volunteer mentors are supervised by experienced professionals. This means we provide a unique high- quality service,combining the enthusiasm and personal touch of volunteers with expert support from experienced professionals.
Our latest group of 10 volunteers have completed their initial training and are ready to start mentoring. As always, they are a mix. We have recent graduates and students, from disciplines such as criminology, psychology and sociology.
Other mentors have a range of varied work experience including retail, PR, management, music, security and legal. Their interests vary from walking , music, dance, reading,watching and taking part in sport, museums, movies, cooking, the gym, writing, and running marathons!
They also between them speak a number of languages including Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Bengali, Finnish and Swedish.
What they all have in common is wanting to make a difference by supporting someone to make real changes in their lives.
They are ready and waiting to start now