Mentoring 2 Work

Expression of Interest for Volunteer Mentor Role

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a volunteer mentor in the Mentoring 2 Work program.

If you have any questions about the program or this recruitment process, please contact Tim on
P: 08 6247 6964
E: volunteering@unitedwaywa.com.au

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The application process involves:

  1. Completing the below expression of interest
  2. Attending an interview (face-to-face or telephone)
  3. Completing an application form
  4. Two professional reference checks
  5. A National Police Clearance
  6. Attendance at an Orientation session

As you can appreciate, there are vulnerable participants in this program and we owe both yourself and the participants a duty of care to ensure quality matches take place. If you choose to proceed with this expression of interest, please fill in the form below and we will be in touch soon.

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Eligibility for the Mentoring 2 Work Program

Mentoring 2 Work is a structured mentoring program and has some specific expectations aimed at ensuring successful outcomes for both the mentor and young adult.

Do you have some understanding of young adults aged 18-25 years with complex needs who have experienced 6 months unemployment or willingness to engage with information to gain an understanding?

Do you have the capacity to provide mentoring on a regular basis? There is a need for weekly face to face meetings for the first four weeks of the program. As the relationship evolves the touch points may then be a mix of face to face, phone and email for the remainder of the program. There is a minimum of two face to face sessions each subsequent month for up to six months total.

Do you have an extensive current or recent workforce experience?

Can you commitment to a Mentor Orientation of approximately 2-3 hours?

Are you willing to engage and work with young adults aged 18-25 years seeking employment?

If you have not answered yes to all of the above boxes you may not be suitable for the Mentoring 2 Work program. However, if you are interested in volunteering with United Way WA in another capacity please continue filling this form.

Additional Information

What attracted you to become a volunteer mentor?

What are you hoping to gain through mentoring?

What skills, experience and/or hobbies do you have which may contribute to your volunteering?

What do you hope your young adult gains from the mentoring experience with you?

How did you hear about this volunteer mentor opportunity?

Do you consent to receiving Marketing Communications from United Way WA?

Submit Expression of Interest

Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a volunteer mentor. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Mentoring 2 Work is bought to you by the Council on the Aging WA and is supported by Try, Test and Learn Fund – an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Other program partners include:

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