Stride – Mentoring Volunteer
Youth Without Borders’ Stride is a personal development weekend to empower young women from refugee migrant backgrounds towards achieving their goals via connecting and learning from youth mentors who are established young women within Australia.
The personal development weekend will be held over 2.5 days and involve a combination of:
- hands on interactive activities
- talks from motivational speakers
- discussion around career pathways
- discussions around the cultural context in modern Australia
- personal reflection and goal setting
Stride Project Coordinator
Key Areas of Responsibility
As a mentor you will be required to:
- Attend the staff training on the day – 2nd October
- Mentor the students as per you staff training
- Obtain a blue card – this is a QLD working with children check (this is free of charge)
- Attend the professional development weekend – tentative date of Friday Night 21st October – Sunday Night 23rd October
- Be part of a 3 months post camp follow up which will involve calling the mentees and checking in.
- Participate in the assessment and review of the workshops and development recommendations for improvements.
- Other duties as assigned.
Key Result Areas
- Actively participate in the mentoring of our young women to inspire and motivate them towards their goals
- Review and report on the project implementation including recommendations for improvement
Organisational Culture and Teamwork:
- Demonstrate an active, dedicated commitment to the Youth Without Borders Mission and Strategic Plan.
- Actively seek to understand, represent and support Youth Without Borders’s vision and values and organizational position to all stakeholders, internally and externally.
- Actively contribute to a positive workplace culture in accordance with Youth Without Border’s Code of Conduct, Policies & Procedures.
- Any experience in leaderships positions and/or volunteer
- Passionate about everyone having the right to be treated without discrimination, especially on the grounds of one’s birth location, lived experiences, sex, race, or age.
- Must successfully undertake relevant police/working with children checks
- Demonstrated understanding of the culture of the organization and belief in the mission, vision and objects.