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Youth Mentor

Anglicare Victoria

• Be inspired at an innovative organisation as a volunteer • 25 years working for better, building better tomorrows • Help deliver better outcomes for young people and gain experience

The program:

Better Futures supports young people who are making the transition from care to adulthood until they reach the age of 21. The program enables young people to have an active voice in their transition planning and provides individualised supports both in-care and post-care across a range of life areas including housing, health and wellbeing, education, employment, and community and cultural connections.

Your role: As a mentor to young people supported by Better Futures you will provide various types of support that is aimed at creating engagement in the community.

There are many opportunities for our young people to become valued members of our society by contributing positively. These opportunities can range from Education and employment, community connections & health and wellbeing.

However, without the support of someone they can trust and rely on for emotional support, positive reinforcement, encouragement and advocacy, many of these opportunities are missed.

This is where our mentors come in. You will be able to form a connection with a young person and support them in engaging in our community. Through consistent communication and outreach you will be integral in ensuring that our young people positive engage with the opportunities in presented to them.

The skills you will use day to day:

• Excellent Interpersonal Skills • Community Focused • Great Active Listening • Encouraging • Positive Role Modelling • Trust Building • Goal Identification

Ready to take the next step:

To apply for this position all you need to do reach out to Jack via the email address below.

The advert is only meant to be an overview, for all the details on what makes this such a great opportunity or to ask questions contact Jack Barnfield via email at

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this. Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.