Mentors wanted

Raise Foundation program back at Narrabri High School

Raise program councillor Anna Dugdale with two mentors from the last time the program was held in Narrabri, Cara Stoltenberg and Trudy Staines.

After a break of one year, a program designed to help students at Narrabri High School is back - but it needs some adult help.

The Raise Foundation is calling for mentors for its program that will help Year 8 students at the school.

The program is designed to help students by adults acting as a sounding board for their ideas and aspirations.

“An older person’s skills and life experiences can make a real difference to a young person in a local community, and it only takes a couple of hours a week, a positive outlook and a genuinely compassionate interest in young people,” the foundation said.

In Narrabri the aim is to have weekly sessions, on a Friday morning, of one-on-one mentoring during terms two and three.

It will take place for one hour, followed by a debrief session.