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Become a Peer Mentor & Make a Difference

Share your interests and expertise by becoming a Volunteer Peer Mentor.

Are you keen to share your area of interest or expertise and help people with disability create strong relationships, build social circles and find what they’re  passionate about?

If you answered YES – we’re keen to hear from you.

Why should you become a volunteer mentor with Strong & Capable?

  • Share your skills & interests
  • Upskill in diversity & inclusion 
  • Improve your employment prospects
  • Make a difference
  • Try new things
  • Have some fun

What you’ll get

  • Supportive team behind you
  • Training and clearances
  • Opportunity to make a real difference
  • Complimentary membership with Strong & Capable
  • Welcome pack
  • Set allowance towards each 1:1 mentoring session
  • Participation in a reward scheme

 

 

Keen to get involved? Here are the next steps in the mentor recruitment process

  1. Submit an expression of interest (1 minute to complete)
  2. Apply or upload National Police Clearances*, Working with children check* and the details of 2 references 
  3. Application outcome
  4. Induction and training sessions (Self paced online training with handbook)
  5. Start participating in program activities. 
    *The required clearances are FREE for Volunteers

Mentors need to be

  • Aged over 18 years
  • Have a National police check or the ability to obtain one
  • Have a Working with Children Check or the ability to obtain one
  • Commit to at least one mentor activity per month or as negotiated (approx 3-6 hours a month) for at least 6 months
  • Travel to various locations as negotiated
  • Undertake the induction process
  • Have lived experience with disability
  • Able to pay for your own tickets, transport, activities as negotiated 
  • Be reliable, think outside the box and have an appetite for fun!

Further information

Peer Mentor – Position Description,

Program Coordinator: Graeson
Contact details: graseon@strongandcapable.com.au or 0480 607 083

Corporate Volunteering

If you are serious about reaching your Corporate Social Responsibility targets, we’re interested to hear from you.

Enabling your workforce to volunteer as a Peer Mentor has additional benefits, including upskilling to deliver exceptional customer service to your customers with disabilities. 

Volunteering isn’t the only way we can work together, we are also looking for partners who  can offer in-kind, promotional and/or event support to help make a difference to our community. 

Reach out to discuss how together we can make good things happen, 

Contact: Clair.crowley@strongandcapable.com.au or on 0477 339 948

Volunteer Management Tool

We’re trialing a Volunteer Management platform called Volaby.

This is a self guided tool to help volunteers easily work through the requirements of becoming a volunteer.

Stay tuned, we expect to have the platform ready to go from Friday 5 April 2024.

 

Ready to be part of a united community who are fighting for better?

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