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Volunteer Community Justice Mentor - Western Sydney/Greater Sydney

Apply now Role no: 495079
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: 1 - 4 hours per week
Location: Sydney

  • 1 -4 hours per week, flexible hours.
  • 12 month commitment

The program

The Mentoring Program aims to enable people to be linked to positive volunteer mentors who can assist with building community networks, developing pro social skills and supporting the achievement of self-determined goals. The mentoring program will provide consistent, regular and intensive support in an effort to foster resilience, stability and a positive direction for the lives of clients. Volunteers will develop positive interpersonal relationship with the client in order to create a positive foundation for change.

The opportunity

The Volunteer Mentor role is to provide valuable mentoring support to adult men who have been in contact with the justice system to assist them to articulate their goals, reconnect with the community and pursue positive lifestyles that minimise future risk of reoffending. Utilising strengths based approach. The Volunteer Mentor will identify and leverage the participant’s skills, competencies and interests toward the achievement of agreed outcomes.

The impact

The Volunteer Mentor will work with adults who have been in contact with the justice system helping them articulate and achieve their goals, develop pro-social skills and reconnect with their community in a way that minimises future risk of reoffending.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File Community Justice Mentor Volunteer Role Description.pdf or contact Hanna Conley on (02) 8295 2714.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: you will be required to provide a cover letter and upload a recent copy of your CV to submit this application

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  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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