VOLUNTEER MENTORS – Mentoring Support Programme (Looked After Children)

Regional service (all over Northern Ireland)

Extern LAC project will provide volunteers with support, training and supervision.


To work with the young person to identify personal goals, objectives and support them in achieving these.
To provide support, guidance and encouragement to the young person
To assist the young person in building confidence, self-esteem, knowledge and skills which provide a personal development plan for the future


Being non-judgemental, able to show respect and maintain the dignity of the individual
Being an effective listener and communicator with a young person
Ability to maintain confidentiality for the individual, based on Extern policy
Having the ability to maintain records of progress
Showing commitment to participate in training and supervision sessions

Time commitment: Ongoing contact with a child or young person and time to undertake training

Extern in Northern Ireland
Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105869
Company Registration No: NI 16083
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern in the Republic of Ireland
Company Registration No: 383201
Registered Charity Number: CHY15770
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern Supporting Communities
Company No. NI 637561
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333