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Youth Frontiers - Youth Mentoring

  • Location: Across: Lismore NSW, Tamworth NSW, Gosford NSW, Newcastle NSW, Nowra NSW, Batemans Bay NSW, Wollongong NSW
  • Category: Community Services
  • Type of work
    • Arts, Craft, & Photography
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Marketing, Media, & Communications
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Sport & Physical Activity
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Approx. 1-2 hours per week over a 6 month period, during school hours

  • Training

    Training provided by YWCA Australia

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A YOUNG PERSON'S LIFE! Volunteering with YWCA as a Youth Frontiers mentor is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of a young person! Meet other like-minded adults, learn new skills, and contribute to your local community – all while having fun!

WHAT IS YOUTH FRONTIERS? Youth Frontiers is a NSW Government Youth Mentoring Program for 12-16 year old children, focusing on positive relationship development, leadership and community engagement. Every year, more than 1,200 young people across NSW have the opportunity to develop self-confidence and valuable life skills through the program. We are seeking volunteer mentors to support young people in,

  • Northern Rivers NSW
  • New England NSW
  • Central Coast NSW
  • Hunter NSW
  • South Coast NSW

WHAT WOULD I DO AS A YOUTH MENTOR? Mentors will be matched with students and together they will take part in a minimum of 35 hours mentoring, including at least 10 hours of one-on-one mentoring during school hours.  Working collaboratively with their mentors, students will undertake a community activity that makes a positive difference in their local community.The program will culminate in a showcase where students will present the results of their community pursuit.

HOW DO I APPLY?

  • View the Role Description and obtain a Volunteer Application Form from the 'YWCA Rewarding Careers' web page.

Further information is available via the email contact below.

  • You will be required to complete a Working with Children Check and National Criminal Check (free) and attend training with other volunteer mentors.
  • Mentors do not require previous experience – just the desire to support young people to reach their potential, and an ability to commit to volunteering 1-2 hrs each week, over a 6 month period in 2019.


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