Recruiting for NSW BIG Futures Mentoring Hubs in 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 of your time per week to mentor high school students at schools in the following regions:

South Western Sydney  
Merrylands  
Greystanes  
Parramatta  
Granville  
Villawood  
   

 
What is required to be a mentor? 
 

All young people need a champion. A caring adult who believes in them and walks beside 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 for your nearest BIG Futures school.
  2. Do you need more information? 
  3. Have you got more questions? - Email your question to support.nsw@bbbsau.org and a Mentoring Co-ordinator will respond to your enquiry or alternatively call us on 1300 463 686.    

BIG Futures Online Enquiry Form

You can register your interest by submitting the enquiry form from here.