Now Recruiting BIG Futures In-School Mentors for 2017

 

If you live or work in the following areas WE need YOU!

 

Recruitment is NOW OPEN for committed volunteers willing to donate an hour or two of their time per week to mentor high school students at schools in the following regions: 

 

Melbourne Western Region: City of Brimbank, City of Maribyrnong, City of Moonee Valley 

Melbourne South-Eastern Region: City of Monash

Melbourne Eastern Region: City of Knox, City of Maroondah

Shire of Yarra Ranges

 

Melbourne Inner Northern Region: City of Moreland. 

 

Click HERE to learn more and enquire about the new BIG Futures Vocational In-School Mentoring Program.

 

What is required to be a mentor?  

All young people need a champion. A caring adult who believes in them and walks be side them, encouraging and supporting them to unlock their potential.

Mentors for BIG Futures in-school mentoring:

  • Are aged between 18 to 80 years
  • Undertake a screening process to protect the safety of the volunteer and young person
  • Receive face to face and online mentor training
  • Are supported by a mentoring professional through the whole mentoring experience.
  • Are matched to a young person at school based on interests, compatibility and location 
  • Commit to approximately one to two hours per week during school hours for between a 12 week and full school year period (program duration varies depending on the BIG Futures program – enquire now or contact the Mentoring Specialist in your area to learn more about the time commitment for programs near you).
  • Don't need qualifications, just a desire to make a difference in a young person's life and to help them build the skills and confidence needed to unlock their potential

How do I get started?

  1. Are you ready to be an in-school mentor?  - Complete the online enquiry below. You will then receive an online Application form if you live or work in an appropriate area.
  2. Do you need more information? 

 BIG Futures Online Enquiry Form


To register your interest in the BIG Futures Program please submit an enquiry by entering your details here.