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Thoughts of a Volunteer Mentor

Posted on 3rd June 2014 by

Richard ASpire volunteer mentor

Today I spoke to Richard, a man who has been volunteering for ASpire since 2007. We invited Richard to the office today because it’s Volunteers’ Week, and I wanted to hear about volunteering directly from someone who does it. He is one of our longest-standing mentors so he has a wealth of experience with the service and is well informed. Richard is also part of ASpire’s steering committee as a mentor representative, where he can draw on his experience to help with decisions that the committee makes.

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So many new mentors!

Posted on 9th November 2010 by

I am overwhelmed by the number of enquiries from people wishing to become mentors with ASpire – 14 in the last 3 weeks. Our next training session should be full to the brim with aspiring Aspirers and I’m very much looking forward to working with them all.

An introduction from a volunteer

Posted on 5th November 2008 by

Hi there, my name is Andrew. I thought I would write a quick post about who I am and what I do for the Impetus blog and introduce myself to those who don’t yet know me. I have been a volunteer mentor for the ASpire project befriending and assisting adults with Asperger Syndrome for the last year or so.

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ASpire Funding Success!!

Posted on 6th October 2008 by

ASpire – mentoring for adults with Asperger Syndrome – has been awarded £29,000 over two years, from the Lloyds TSB Foundation, to fund a new Project Worker post (2 days per week).

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