ID: 144500

Mentoring; Literacy and Learning Support

Education & Training Regular - more than 6 months Across: Bunbury WA, Australind WA

About this opportunity

We offer flexible roles from mentoring one-to-one and general classroom support through to gardening, library and club activities. You’ll receive quality training from our experienced staff who will support you throughout the entire process.
As a mentor you can- support a student by visiting them at school for 1 hour per week, to help with academic tasks, having conversations about their wellbeing or doing crafts/sports or other activities. As a Learning Support Volunteer you can- assist in the classroom with reading and numeracy support or with literacy programs, breakfast club or library activities. You'll be able to share skills, knowledge and experience that can transform the students prospects whilst gaining the opportunity for you to make new friends and make a difference in your community. Also need support from people with special skills like woodwork, trades, music etc. There is a program for Aboriginal students who would benefit from Aboriginal mentors/ role models.

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Ability to relate to young people, patience, caring and empathy. Reliable and committed. Provide 2 x personal or professional referees who have known you for two years or more. 100 point id check required. Nationally Coordinated Criminal History (NCCHC) and working with Children check required or willing to obtain via Ed Connect (fee reimbursed after two months). Attend interview & complete training. A good grasp of English.
COVID-19 vaccination proof required.

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

Minimum of 1 hour per week, during school terms and during school hours at an agreed day/time.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Education & Training
  • Tutoring & Coaching

Face-to-face and online