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Volunteer Employment Mentor - Women's Mentorship Program

South East Community Links

Do you have an interest to assist migrant women from culturally diverse backgrounds?

Can you volunteer for 2 hours one day a week for 6-12 months?

South East Community Links is pleased to begin a new mentorship program that has been codesigned with key community members. The mentorship program aims to assist migrant women from culturally diverse backgrounds to achieve their individual employment and education goals. We are looking for professionals or recently retired individuals that can commit to volunteering for 2 hours one day a week for a period of 6-12 months.

South East Community Links was formed on 1 October 2015 as a result of a merge between Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau, Dandenong Community Advisory Bureau and the Southern Ethnic and Advisory Council.  SECL currently operates out of three sites, Dandenong, Springvale and Noble Park. South East Community Links operates in one of Melbourne’s highest multicultural areas.  A core aim of our organisation is to promote cultural diversity and inclusion.  This includes working to reduce narrow stereotypes and discrimination as well as working to promote and advocate for equality and opportunities for all.

SECL delivers a wide range of services to meet the needs of people in our community including emergency relief, case work, housing support, youth and family services, financial counselling and resettlement services for refugees and asylum seekers. 

Your role as a mentor

As a mentor you will assist the mentee to understand education and employment in an Australian setting and work with your mentee to identify their strengths, skills, and barriers to finding employment. 

You will assist mentees with:

  • Resume writing
  • Interview training
  • Course search
  • Connecting with relevant education/training or work experience opportunities

As an interested volunteer mentor, you will need to attend an interview and an induction training session in which your suitability and preferences will be taken into consideration to ensure this mentorship program is for you.  

The support you will be offering will be meaningful, empowering and life changing.

For more information please contact mguillemain@secl.org.au, using the subject line: Volunteer Employment Mentor - Women’s Mentorship Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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