The Rotary Club of Wyndham Harbour was successful in its application to Wyndham City Council Community Strengthen grant application for the Wyn Mentoring program. An initiative aimed at promoting social emotional wellbeing, improve social skills, and increase self-esteem thereby leading to improved wellbeing, including with education and employment.
What is Wyn Mentoring?
A mentoring program aimed at engaging, developing and building young people’s capacity thereby leading to improved mental health and well-being, increased engagement, including with education or employment.
Vulnerable youth often struggle to find ways to connect to the community in positive, meaningful ways. The challenges experienced by young people today can often be as a result of not feeling connected to their community and difficulties resulting from the following:
1. High youth unemployment.
2. Disengagement from education.
3. Low household incomes.
4. Mental health and wellbeing.
5. Lack of meaningful and aged-appropriate activities.