Are you interested in being a Mentor?
To become a volunteer with CCN you will need to:
- Have some relevant experience.
- Be over 25 years old.
- Understand and accept the interdenominational ethos of CCN.
- Be able to work with offenders in a non-judgemental, authoritative but friendly manner.
- Have excellent listening & communication skills.
- Be well organised, reliable and resourceful.
- Be able to work independently and also as part of a team.
- Have basic computer skills.
- Understand confidentiality.
Volunteers are required to attend a series of training sessions before being accepted as mentors.
Training Course for Volunteer Mentors in 2018
Spring Training Coarse
|Monday April 9th||7.00pm for 7.15 start||Session One: DEFINITIONS|
|Finishing 9.30pm||Together We Can Make a Difference|
|Monday April 16th||7.00pm for 7.15 start||Session Two: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM|
|Finishing 9.30pm||Speaking the Same Language|
|Monday April 23rd||7.00pm for 7.15 start||Session Three: COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE|
|Finishing 9.30pm||Remember the Beach Ball|
|Monday April 30th||7.00pm for 7.15 start||Session Four: DO’S AND DON’TS|
|Finishing 9.30pm||Stay Safe, Stay Effective|
|Monday May 14th||7.00pm for 7.15 start||Session Five: THE THEORY OF CHANGE|
|Finishing 9.30pm||It’s hard, but it is possible|
|Monday May 21st||7.00pm for 7.15 start||Session Six: GOAL SETTING|
|Finishing 9.30pm||Hope makes anything possible|
Autumn Course follows the same format and will be held on Mondays
September 10th, 17th, 24th, October 1st, 8th, 15th
To be held at: Sprowston Methodist Church, Cozens Hardy Road, Sprowston, NR7 8AD
Car park available.
Paula Callam, also volunteering as a mentor, is an experienced trainer having spent six and half years in Antigua training Street Pastors and assisting in running the Street Pastors Project on the island.
Susan Carne Project Manager for CCN is a minister in the Assemblies of God Church, and has worked as a volunteer chaplain in Wayland prison.
The training course has been produced by the Community Chaplaincy Association. This is a national body that brings together best practice and makes it available to local Community Chaplaincy projects.
Applications: If you would be interested in becoming a mentor with us please contact Susan at
firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send you an application form.
Or download the form here. CCN Volunteer Application Form