Social Mentor – Accommodation Based
Accommodation based mentoring matches a volunteer with residents with a disability in one or more of our accommodation sites. Mentors are matched with sites based on shared interests with residents.
Key responsibilities include:
Spending regular time with your participant(s) doing activities that you both enjoy.
Supporting participant(s) to actively engage in activities of interest to them as well as trying new activities.
Supporting participants (where appropriate) to develop or work on life skills, such as cooking or gardening.
Role modeling good social communication and behaviour to assist your mentee to develop social skills.
Fostering a genuine friendship with participants.
Advocating for the right and choices of the participant(s).
Other roles relevant to a specific activity or participant will be discussed prior to starting.
Always operate under the direction and supervision of disAbility Living staff and follow reasonable directions and instructions.