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Youth Mentor - Murray Bridge

Sammy D Foundation
Sammy D Foundation
  • Regional SA > Murray Bridge
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award dependant on the qualification and experience
  • Job posted on: 5th Sep 2023
  • Applications close:

The Sammy D Foundation is a violence prevention charity. Our Purpose is to end violence by connecting and empowering young people.

Our Community Mentoring Program provides one to one support for a young person who may be experiencing some level of disadvantage, social isolation or is in need of a positive role model. The young person must be aged between 7-17 years and living in the Murray Bridge area.

We are seeking casual Youth Mentors living in the Murray Bridge area who are passionate about making a positive impact to the lives of young people in their community.

The role of the Youth Mentor

  • To provide three hour, weekly, 1:1 mentoring after school hours to a young person referred to the service for a 9 -12-month duration.
  • To plan and organise outcome-focussed activities to engage young people during sessions, underpinned by methods of supporting young people to overcome individual social, educational and emotional barriers and to create personal development plans for the future.
  • To establish and develop a positive and engaging relationship with each young person.
  • To support young people to develop or begin to develop life skills and to accomplish goals as identified by them and their support network.
  • To provide awareness of community, educational and economic resources available to young people and their families, and how to access these resources.
  • To monitor the progress of each mentee and record a short report after each mentoring session.

Mentors are required to have or be willing to obtain:

  • Current driver’s license
  • Access to a roadworthy vehicle
  • Child Safe Environment training
  • DHS working with children’s clearance
  • An understanding of a broad range of current and social issues relevant to ‘at risk’ and marginalized young people
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and the needs of young people

We aim provide young people referred for mentoring with matches based on a range of factors including culture, gender, interests, location and age. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply, or get in touch with [email protected] using the subject line: Youth Mentor - Murray Bridge enquiry via EthicalJobs with any questions or to discuss potential barriers to applying.

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Sammy D Foundation's logo
Sammy D Foundation
  • Regional SA > Murray Bridge
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award dependant on the qualification and experience
  • Job posted on: 5th Sep 2023
  • Applications close:

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