Do you want to help young people be safer on our roads? Would you like to be a Peer Mentor? Are you between 18-24 years of age? Are you looking for casual employment that fits around your study? A paid position, the Peer Mentor program is perfect experience for students studying Social Work, Public Health, Youth Work and Teaching, however everyone is welcome to apply.
Gain New Skills
Peer Mentors learn a whole range of new skills that help them in their future careers. This includes:
- Communication skills
- Public speaking
- How to work in teams
- Small group facilitation
- How to work with young people
- How to handle challenging situations
- How to deliver a world’s best practice risk management curriculum.
As a Peer Mentor you will be trained to help deliver Blue Datto’s Keeping Safe program. Keeping Safe is a half-day workshop run in secondary schools and delivered to groups of 15-18 year olds. It involves small group discussion and activities around risk and young people and includes a presentation of facts about road safety and a real life case study with the fire emergency services group.
Peer Mentors lead breakout sessions, activities and encourage open and honest conversation with participants.
Does this sound like something you’d like to do? If so, apply below and a member of our team will be in touch.