PATH 4 LIFE | Mentor Program
Empower Pathfinders to reach their full potential
In June 2022, Pathways Melbourne is launching the
PATH 4 LIFE | Mentor Program featuring two types of Mentors for Pathfinders in need:
Buddy Mentors who have lived experience of questioning and/or moving away from the Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox lifestyle to provide support and guidance.
Professional Mentors who will empower individual Pathfinders to reach their full potential in a professional capacity.
Please apply to be a Mentor if you are looking for a meaningful and inspiring role and would like to encourage someone else to discover their self-worth and achieve their goals. You must be 25 years+ and able to commit to volunteering for 12 months.
Applications close 27 April 2022
Please complete this Google Form to submit your application.
If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Naomi Swart (PATH 4 LIFE Program Facilitator) -email@example.com
Why become a Mentor?
You will provide life-changing support to Pathfinders who may be deliberating over the risks verses the rewards of leaving, are transitioning, or have recently left their ultra-Orthodox / Orthodox community.
As a Buddy Mentor you will have the special opportunity to share your lived experience and use your personal knowledge to help Pathfinders develop greater confidence and important life skills.
Asa Professional Mentor you will be in a unique position to draw upon your professional skills and knowledge to empower Pathfinders to fulfil their professional aspirations and life goals.
You will receive professional training from Pathways Melbourne and the opportunity to enhance your interpersonal skills.
Supporting a Pathfinder through their journey of discovery is a unique experience that you will find personally enriching.
Pathways does not aim to sway anyone away from orthodoxy or religious affiliation.
Pathways is not affiliated with any religious institutions.
Shomer Shabbat and kosher catered.
Attend two training sessions:
25th May 2022 6:30pm – 9pm
1st June 2022, 6:30pm – 9pm
Commit to 12 month period as a volunteer.
Fortnightly catch ups with your allocated Pathfinder Mentee.
What is the processes?
Please complete your application form by 27 April 2022.
You will then be invited for a Mentors interview with Pathways Melbourne.
Successful applicants will be asked to provide:
- Working with Children Check
- Police Check
- Character and a professional references
You'll then be matched with a Pathfinder Mentee as the need arises.
Individual professional supervision will be available to all Mentors.
What is required?
PATH 4 LIFE | Mentor Program is specifically supported by the Bennelong Foundation and Community Bank Caulfield Park (Bendigo Bank). Thank you.