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Would you like to join our staff team?

Fostering Hope is recruiting for a part-time (1 day/week) Northern Mentoring Officer!

Purpose of the role

To facilitate, with the support of the Mentoring Coordinator, Fostering Hope’s Mentoring Program in the north of the state, to provide carers an extra level of support as they care for kids in care. This includes the recruitment, matching, and ongoing support of mentors and mentees.

Primary Tasks of the role
  • Recruitment of new mentors in Northern Tasmania.

  • Oversee the screening process for all northern mentors.

  • Facilitate logistics of training days, training will be delivered by the Mentoring Coordinator and the Executive Officer.

  • Matching mentors and mentees in Northern Tasmania.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with fostering/kinship families in Northern Tasmania.

  • Alongside the Fostering Hope Northern Coordinator, engage with fostering/kinship families in Northern Tasmania regarding mentors being able to support the children in their homes with compassion and kindness.

  • Ongoing support and equipping of mentors in Northern Tasmania.

  • Communication and promotion of the mentoring program, with the Fostering Hope Northern Coordinator, to Christian audiences in Northern Tasmania, depending on the incumbent this could involve public speaking but isn’t required to.

Position Description

See the full Position Description for details, including the special conditions of employment and selection criteria.

Applications close 24 February, to apply send your application addressing the selection criteria with your CV and contact details for two referees to Ellie.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ellie

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