Become a Mentor
Mentoring Men exists thanks to the dedication and commitment of our volunteer Mentors who each bring different skills and knowledge to positively impact the wellbeing of Australian men.
We welcome all enquiries for men interested in becoming a Mentor.
Become a Mentor today
All Mentors attend specialised training courses.
To become a Mentor, you will need to attend online Mentor Training which includes suicide prevention training. We also recommend that you complete a Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention course.
Mentors receive ongoing support and oversight from a Program Coordinator and a mental health professional.
“This has been a great experience. I want to become a Mentor to help someone else.“
A man who seeks to improve their life with support from their Mentor.
A man who volunteers his time to meet, listen and help a mentee in his life journey.
We Are Men.
Local heroes, community leaders, the mate that lives across the road. In a bid to tackle male suicide and the stigma surrounding men’s mental health, We Are Men is a community of real men talking about their real struggles. These men are opening up and discussing their mental health so other blokes can too, without the fear of shame or exclusion.
It can be hard to ask for help but no man needs to struggle alone. Through our video stories, podcast, app and highlighting of local services, we hope to encourage all men to chat about what they’re going through and seek help.
For Mentors, the following benefits have been recorded:
- knowing their time and contributions are helping someone in need,
- making a difference and addressing key issues in society,
- providing a strong sense of fulfilment and purpose.
“As a Mentor, being part of my Mentees’ healing, self-discovery and growth have been deeply humbling and highly rewarding.”