City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

YOUNG CHAMPIONS MENTORING PROGRAM

Designed by young people for young people, Young Champions is a peer mentoring program based at the Youth Centre on Thursday nights.

Mentors and young people get together fortnightly on Thursday nights and participate in sports, games, and art activities. Meet new people, learn new skills and chat to a mentor who's also a young person just like you!

 
Dates  : 16 Feb and 2, 16 & 30 March

Time   : 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Venue : Cockburn Youth Centre, 25 Wentworth Pde, Success

Age     : Open to anyone aged 10 to 24 years

 

For more information please contact Gemma McDonald, Youth Development Officer

P: 9411 3882

M: 0438 474 811

E: gmcdonald@cockburn.wa.gov.au

 

MENTORS

Would you make a good role model for young people? Do you want to give back to the community?  Apply to be a Young Champions Mentor (Applications close 8 Feb).

Anyone can apply to be a mentor regardless of whether or not you have experience working with young people. Full training will be provided. Please note this is a volunteer position.

 

Mentors must be:

  • 18 to 35 years old
  • Willing to obtain a current Working With Children card (if 18  years or older)*
  • Willing to complete a National Police Check*
  • Attend Mentor Training Day prior to start of the program (13 Feb)
  • Available to attend the Mentoring Program on 16 Feb & 2, 16 & 30 March 6pm - 9pm at the Cockburn Youth Centre

 * Any processing costs incurred will be reimbursed

 

Why become a Young Champions Mentor?

  • Gain knowledge and skills from professionals who work with young people
  • Develop leadership, communication and relationship building skills
  • Assist young people and help them develop new skills
  • Participate in a program that will look great on your CV
  • Have fun & feel good about helping others!

 

 

 

 

Apply online to be a Young Champions Mentor here!

Applications open for 2017.

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