Yanda Together Youth Mentoring Program

Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Man and enjoy working with young Men? We are looking for male mentors to join our Yanda Together program.
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CALLING FOR MALE MENTORS

Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Man and enjoy working with young Men? Can you assist with any of the following?

  • Connecting with young men
  • Problem solving, decision making, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Goal setting, professional development and career direction
  • Advocating on behalf of young men
  • Providing guidance and support

What’s involved?

Volunteer mentors will be partnered with a young man from 12-21 years of age for a period of up to 12 months. They will be expected to meet with their mentee for up to 6 hours each month, take part in group sessions, day trips and camps (where able).

What skills are required?

Ideally, mentors will:

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to share their stories and knowledge with young men
  • Be willing to provide guidance, with a view to enabling the young men to become more resilient and empowered, and work proactively to improve understanding of Aboriginal culture and history.

For further information or to become a mentor, please contact:

Kathy Baksh, Rumbalara Yanda Together Youth Mentoring Program Team Leader Kathy.Baksh@raclimited.com.au or 0412925057

April Atkinson, Worker, Rumbalara Yanda Together Youth Mentoring Program Worker

April.Atkinson@raclimited.com.au or 0447907620

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