Become a Mentor

All young people need a caring adult in their lives. Someone who listens, believes in them and encourages them to become all they dream to be. This one-on-one relationship can become the key factor that keeps a young person engaged in school.

Could this be you?

Standing Tall recruits, screens and trains volunteer mentors from the local Community. Our mentors are then matched with young people from the school. Mentors commit to a minimum relationship of one year. Mentors and their young people spend an hour each week together.

One hour a week… two lives changed!

"An invaluable resource that helps so many students"

What we look for in a Mentor

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1hr a Week

"He has matured considerably in the past 12 months and is generally more positive"

Become a Mentor

Standing Tall in Hamilton requires a commitment of one hour a week for a minimum of one year during the school term. During your one hour a week sessions, as a mentor, you will provide your matched young person with support in the areas of personal development, self esteem and life skills by sharing interests and experiences. After mentor screening, mandatory Child Safety Training session will take place before we pair you with a young person based on interests and compatibility.

Are you able to commit to one hour a week for 12 months?

Do you care about the future of young people?

Are you passionate about young people?

Do you fit our ‘what we look for in a mentor’?

If you answered yes to the above questions we would love to hear from you. Contact us now using the contact button below or download an application form and get prepare to change the life of a young person, and your own life.

Standing Tall in Hamilton acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and in each of the communities in which we live and work, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
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