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Post Release Support Mentor (Lived Experience)

Apply now Role no: 496001
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Perth

  • 6 hours per week plus out of hours availability

The program

Red Cross is implementing a community based program in the prison system. Participants of this program benefit through care and support on release. The Volunteer Mentor position aims to provide this support and guidance to assist the participants to pursue positive lifestyles. Mentors will be matched with participants and support them for up to 6 months.

The opportunity

The Volunteer Mentor position provides peer to peer support, allowing the participants to be linked to a positive role model, a neutral voice providing guidance, to pursue a positive lifestyle that minimizes future risk of re-offending.

The impact

The Volunteer Mentor will proactively impact on the participants attainment of a positive lifestyle. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the worlds largest humanitarian organisation.

For more information, please see the volunteer role descriptionDownload File Post Release Support Mentor.pdf or contact Kirrily Clarke on 0414 350 730

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

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:

  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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