05-19-2017 06:45 PM - last edited on 06-01-2017 12:04 PM by Sophi-RO
Volunteer to help other parents online with youth mental health
Do you care about young people’s mental health and the role parents can play in supporting their teenager’s well-being? We’re looking for volunteers to help support other parents online.
At ReachOut.com, thousands of parents come online every month to find information on issues affecting their teenager. A percentage of them will head to the forums to interact with other parents. Whether it’s bullying, anxiety or exams-stress the ReachOut forums are available 24/7 as a place for parents to connect, share tips and personal stories. ReachOut Parents are putting the call out for parents who are interested in volunteering a small amount of time each week to help other parents as online Parent Peer Supporters.
If this sounds like you, please register now to get started. Just click here
Parent Peer Supporters are parents or carers of teenagers and active members of the Parents Online community forums. They provide support to other members who may be experiencing difficulties with their teenager, welcome new members to the community and flag any concerns regarding members. They are also a vital part of growing the online community by inviting parents to join, sharing Reach Out content and generally raising awareness of ReachOut Parents.
We ask you to commit to spending a minimum of 2 hours per week in the forum and the role is for 12 months. You’ll gain valuable volunteering experience with expert training from professionals at Australia’s leading digital mental health organisation and the chance to support parents right across the country.
Your unique perspective is a big part of what you bring to the role so we strongly encourage people from ALL situations to apply. The only requirements are:
If this sounds like you, please register now to get started.
Just click here
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