You will gain valuable experience in working with vulnerable people, and in supporting those leaving prison back into the community. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in listening and communication, which will enable you to grow as a volunteer mentor. You will learn about how to support individuals to appointments with various services, how to assist with securing and maintaining accommodation and employment, and how to assist with benefits and finance. You will have the opportunity to visit ex-offenders before they are released, and to attend events at the prison and in the community, and to learn first-hand about people’s experiences in the criminal justice system. You will also have the opportunity to assist the ACE team and ambassadors with meetings and supporting the project in the community, such as presentations in schools and colleges.