Linked-In Mentoring Program

Linked in programThe Linked-In Mentoring Program is a school based mentoring initiative run in partnership between Inner West Council, TAFE and Sydney Secondary College (Leichhardt and Balmain).

The program involves a series of activities designed to bring together and engage young people to be guided and supported by mentors in a group setting.

Mentor Recruitment Process

Applicants undergo a selection process that includes completing a registration form, participating in an interview, reference checks, and Working With Children Check clearances.

Successful applicants participate in mentor training delivered by TAFE. Upon completion, participants receive a Statement of Attainment. This training will assist people to work effectively in the role of a mentor in a volunteer capacity.

Please find the Linked-In Mentor Online Registration Form here.


“I have definitely learnt many skills from the Linked-In Mentoring Program which will be very useful later off in life” - Mentee

“It was fun and I’m sad it is over. I wish it was longer” - Mentee 

“I felt included and valued being in this program. I felt I was able to pass on knowledge and at times stand back and listen and observe” - Mentor

“I felt really good to be part of the program. I felt that I was helping the girls learn new things in general but also about themselves” - Mentor

Creating positive outcomes

Watch this great video on the Linked-In Mentoring Program. Meet some of the mentors as they discuss how the Program is making a positive impact on the lives of young people.

Further Information

For further information contact the Youth Development Officer on (02) 9335 2057 or

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Page last updated: 22 Feb 2023