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Mentoring Changes Lives

For over a hundred years, we’ve seen firsthand the powerful impact a mentor can have for young people, families, and the community at large.

Our program is designed to help young people flourish by connecting them with a positive role model, who they can trust to provide social support, friendship and encouragement.

The program is made up of fortnightly one-to-one catch ups over a 12 month period. During this time, our young people are supported to set goals, try out new things and, most importantly, have fun.

Our Impact Since 2014

One-to-one program matches made
15,000 +
Hours of mentoring provided
Young people and families supported

About Sparkways Mentoring

Our One-to-One mentoring program aims to provide young people aged 7-20 with positive experiences and relationships at pivotal moments in their lives.

Nurturing and developing their confidence, resilience and life skills so they may take their place in the world with confidence and pride.

Become a Sparkways Mentor

We know firsthand that mentoring is one of the most rewarding experiences anyone can have.

Sparkways Mentors provide support and encouragement, and empower young people to overcome the challenges preventing them from reaching their full potential.

With just a couple hours a fortnight, you could be the spark of change in a young person’s life.

FAQs about Sparkways Mentoring

Interested in becoming a Sparkways Mentor but not sure where to start?

We've answered the most Frequently Asked Questions people ask about our program, from the impact a mentor can make to the process of becoming a volunteer mentor.

Find out everything you need to know about mentoring here.

Support Youth Mentoring

From schools to businesses, and individuals we welcome organisations wanting to make a positive impact in their local community.

There are many ways to get involved with our mentoring program, whether you want to fundraise, partner or simply donate.

Interested in becoming a mentor?

A mentor can be the catalyst for positive change at a pivotal time in a young person's life. Find out how you can be the spark of change for a young person in need.