- Melbourne > Brunswick
- Job posted on: 20th Dec 2021
- Applications close:
Reflecting back to when you were a teenager, preparing to finish school, what key pieces of advice and practical work and life skills would you have benefited from hearing?
We are seeking people with life skills, who have a range of employment and workplace experiences and possess a passion for supporting young people to join us a Vocational Mentors.
As a Vocational Mentor you will work with small groups of students, in the classroom under the direction of the VCAL teacher, for two hours a week in Term 2 or 3, 2022 (April to June and July to September).
Full training, resources, program plan and support is provided to Vocational Mentors.
The Mentoring Matters program commenced in 2021 and a Mentor within the program shared, "I am really enjoying getting to know my Mentees as they slowly open up to me and inquire about my life and career journey to date."
We know that students will need greater support as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and disrupted education of 2020 and 2021.
Using a detailed activity tool box resource in the classroom with other Mentors and a teacher, you will undertake activities with your group of mentees and engage in discussion whilst focusing on:
An important part of the sessions will be for mentors to share their career paths with mentees.
If you have a positive attitude towards young people, good communication skills, an understanding of the work environment and a desire to guide and to inspire the next generation of employees, we would like to hear from you.
All applicants must have or be able to obtain a Working With Children Check and be double vaccinated.
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A complete Position Description is attached below.
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