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Youth Volunteer / Lead Tenant

Anglicare Victoria

We are seeking volunteers to take on a live-in mentor role with young people exiting the child protection system.

  • Live rent free in a fully furnished share house in Melbourne’s North / North West
  • Receive a payment of $75-$150 per week plus ongoing training and support.
  • Create positive impact on the lives of young people

The Position: 

The Mentors role is to live at the selected property with another mentor and two young people who are in state care. Mentors are required to act as positive role models and to provide informal support to the young people within the household. They are not required to pay rent or utilities (excluding telephone) and receive a weekly payment.

Learn more about what is involved with being a Live in Mentor.

About Us

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need

Lead Tenants are assessed on the following 5 key competencies:

  1. Ensure a safe environment that is free from abuse
  2. Demonstrate a personal readiness and capacity to become a Lead Tenant
  3. Good understanding or willingness to learn about adolescent development and trauma
  4. Promote the positive development and independent living skills of young people in Lead Tenant accommodation
  5. Ability to work as part of a team

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

For further information please contact Leon Jordan on (03) 8470 9936 or Leon.Jordan@anglicarevic.org.au, using the subject line: Youth Volunteer / Lead Tenant enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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