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September 2018

Another successful TRY Group Mentoring program finished up for the year!

By |September 20th, 2018|News|

Last week we held a graduation for our TRY Group Mentoring program participants at Werribee Primary School. Our TRY group mentoring programs involve engaging young people in need of additional support and guidance with screened and trained adult volunteer mentors in a fun and friendly environment. This group had a variety of different exciting activities [...]

July 2018

VOLUNTEER CALL OUT – #changealife at our WERRIBEE MITH

By |July 25th, 2018|News, Uncategorised|

We are currently looking for male volunteers for our MITH group at Werribee Primary School! The program starts Term 4 2018 and you must be available Wednesday mornings. Mentoring in the Hood (MITH) is our group mentoring program that involves matching young people who are in need of additional support and guidance with screened and [...]

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December 2017

Congratulations to TRY mentoring for their achieving 100% ASES accreditation (again!)

By |December 19th, 2017|News|

Our mentoring team has maintained their 100% rating in their Australian Service Excellence Standards assessment. This has been an enormous amount of work for Tricia and her team gathering and developing evidence for the assessment over the past few months. ASES accredited organisations require external assessment every three years. The ASES program is specifically designed [...]

October 2017

It’s Youth Mentoring Week: thank you Salvador!

By |October 24th, 2017|News|

THANK YOU SALVADOR! Salvador is one of our newest volunteer mentors in a one-to-one match which has been going about four months. Salvador has been so inspired by his experience that he has just VOLUNTEERED for us at the Moonee Ponds Volunteer Expo. Taking on the role of a 'human library' (the Expo was in [...]

A magnificent mentoring and mentee main event at Moorooduc!

By |October 24th, 2017|News|

It was a fantastic turn out for a great day on Saturday at our mentor/mentee graduation ceremony down at the amazing Peninsula Obstacle Racing Course down in Moorooduc! Nearly 50 of our mentors and mentees turned up to crawl, climb, swing and have a blast! The little bit of rain just helped that mud along. [...]

August 2017

YPA Real Estate wins the Volunteer Team of the Year Award

By |August 3rd, 2017|News|

This year we had just one clear nominee for our Volunteer of the Year award: YPA Real Estate for what has been a truly amazing example of corporate social responsibility. In 2016 Werribee Primary School identified 15 grade 5 boys that were in need of extra support and mentoring. These young people may have been [...]

Winner of the 2017 William Forster Award – Wayne Ashdown

By |August 3rd, 2017|News|

At our Volunteer Awards breakfast the winner of the 2017 William Forster Award was Wayne Ashdow. Wayne began volunteering with TRY Mentoring in May 2015 as a 1-to-1 mentor.  He was matched twice, with two young males who had a lot of very significant challenges in their life.  Wayne gave it his all and consistently [...]

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