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Youth Frontiers Mentoring Program

Youth Frontiers is a NSW Government-funded youth mentoring program that connects students aged 12–16 with adult volunteer mentors.

The aim of the program is to help students develop:

    • Self-esteem & confidence
    • Communication, teamwork & leadership skills
    • School & community connectedness
    • A vision for their future

 

Youth Frontiers for Students

 

Youth Frontiers is targeted at students with the capacity to benefit from the support of a mentor. Any student aged 12–16 with parental and school permission is eligible to join. Students can be referred by their school or voluntarily sign up using the form below:

Students begin by working on self-development with their mentor, and in group workshop sessions. Students also have the opportunity to work on a community project that’s related to their educational and employment goals, or general interests.

Community projects involve:

  • Setting achievable goals
  • Turning interests into opportunities
  • Making a difference in the local community

 

Why Volunteer as a Youth Frontiers Mentor?

 

Want to make a difference to the life of a young person? Contribute your unique skills, knowledge and life experience and help youth set and achieve their personal and educational goals.

To volunteer as a mentor you need to:

  • Connect easily with young people and be passionate about helping them develop and grow
  • Be available a minimum of 10 hours over a 6-month period to mentor a young person, on school premises during school hours
  • Undergo a criminal history and Working With Children Check

Are you ready to make a difference? Contact us today.

 

What Do Our Mentors Have to Say?

 

“Everyone has a skill to impart to others, even the gifts of listening and time are valuable to our leaders of tomorrow.”

… Says Youth Frontiers volunteer mentor Louise Marshall about her experience with the program.

 

Get Started with Youth Frontiers at MTC

 

MTC Australia is committed to delivering a meaningful Youth Frontiers experience.

We offer the Youth Frontiers mentoring program across South West and Western Sydney and the Nepean regions. Find your nearest MTC branch.

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