ID: 169754

Volunteer Male Mentor — Riverwood region

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Riverwood NSW

About this opportunity

We currently have positions available for men to be professionally trained to support other men in our community.

What is Mentoring Men?

Mentoring Men is a non-for-profit organisation offering a Free one-to-one life mentoring program, where you will support another man through his life’s challenges. We seek to provide non-judgemental support for all men who are experiencing a range of issues, such as helplessness, loss, depression, job troubles, relationship issues and other life challenges.

Men who seek our help are carefully matched with a professionally trained, non-judgmental mentor whose primary objective during their regular mentoring conversations is to listen, support and encourage.

Your role:

The role of mentor includes

  • Meeting regularly with your assigned mentee
  • Attending regular mentor support group sessions.
  • Commit to ongoing mentor development skills

Requirements:

To be a mentor you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have a desire to improve the lives of others and commit to the program
  • Be available to meet with your mentee (online/physically) for a minimum period of 6 months
  • Have a Working with Children's Check and National Police Certificate

_Please note: Our program is Australia-wide and is not limited by the stated locations If you or someone you know could benefit from seeking a mentor, please refer to our Mentoring Men website. _


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

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

One hour per week/fortnight.

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
Training

All approved mentor applicants will attend our specialised training course, as well as a suicide prevention training program at no cost to them.