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Become a Regional Youth Mentor

Published: 19th September 2022

Interested in supporting young people in rural district high school in WA? Apply now to be a mentor and support Wheatbelt students through the challenges of adolescence, finding future directions for education and employment, and building confidence and life skills.

Wheatbelt & Beyond Youth Mentoring (WBYM

Wheatbelt & Beyond Youth Mentoring (WBYM) is a mentoring program designed to inspire and empower our young people in the Wheatbelt region and beyond by igniting their passion to be life-long learners, growing their aspirations, achieving their goals and to be the best they can be.

What’s involved?

You will be providing one on one support to a year 7-10 student in a rural district high school in WA. Communication is predominantly via email once a week with fun face-to-face events throughout the year.

What’s in it for me?

  • Being a mentor is a fun and rewarding process that broadens the aspirations of country students
  • Developing your leadership and communication skills
  • Learning about rural communities around WA and watching the students grow
  • Making a difference to a young person’s life, sharing experience, knowledge, and advice
  • Increase a young person’s awareness of broader perspectives and nurture
  • Volunteering hours can be used towards their Community and Employability Transcript


  • Be over the age of 18
  • Trustworthy and responsible, sensitive to the needs of others
  • Law abiding citizens who don’t come from the local community
  • Have a current Working With Children's Check (if you do not currently have one WBYM will assist you to obtain one)
  • Complete their mentor training package

Visit WBYM website or view program outline for more information.

To apply, contact