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Youth Transitions Mentor

  • Location: Across: Chigwell TAS, Claremont TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    5 hours a fortnight approx.

  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Training

    Volunteers can access training in mental health and trauma informed practice

  • Reimbursement

    All expenses related to performing the role are covered

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

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

Typical duties and responsibilities include but are not restricted to:

  1. Support the individual needs of each young person In collaboration with senior staff at St Francis FLC, support young people to remain engaged in the study, training, or employment they have transitioned into from St Francis FLC.

  2. Access external support networks • Where appropriate, support/develop cultural links, community and family connections, which supports the engagement and connection of young people to what they have transitioned into, and their wider community.

  3. Participates in program provision to ensure wellbeing in a variety of settings • Respond to the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual and cultural needs of the young person. • Build connections with families to support outcomes for each young person.

  4. Team participation/multidisciplinary practice • Participate in professional supervision. • Operate within the context of Youth+ Policies and Procedures. • Participate in professional development that is relevant to the work of the FLC.

  5. Administrative Responsibilities • Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as required. • Maintains records on the database.

Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the level of coverage for volunteers due to various restrictions to ensure they are covered for the roles they will be undertaking.