Beacon Foundation is currently seeking volunteer mentors to lead MyRoad sessions across 2018. We need mentors from a diverse range of backgrounds and occupations to share their experiences in the world of work and help students shape their futures.
MyRoad’s focus is on schools in disadvantaged areas where authentic work-related interventions will have the greatest impact.
MyRoad’s unique online / virtual delivery means we can connect mentors from any location to regional, rural or metropolitan classrooms across the country. You can choose to lead one MyRoad session or many!
Through a two-hour interactive video session, you’ll use questioning and enquiring techniques developed in mentor training to maximise student engagement around key themes. With a focus on building knowledge and understanding of the 21st Century skills needed in a rapidly changing world of work, you’ll have the chance to share your own experiences with a group of approximately 3 or 4 female students in Years 10 to 12.
To become a MyRoad mentor in 2017/18, REGISTER now!
“My favourite thing about today’s session was when we all shared what we wanted to be.”
Year 10 student, Victoria University Secondary College, Vic, Feb 2018
“The most important thing I learnt from my mentor today is to strive for excellence.”
Year 10 student, Marist Regional College, Tas, March 2018
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