New video project with GASP and Drummond St Services

An exciting opportunity for a motivated person! Drummond St Services (ds) and GASP have a new project to develop a video with young people from the LGBTQI communities of Geelong, Surf Coast or Bellarine, that shows how young people manage mental health, well-being and resilience.

The Peer mentor (2 days part-time, fixed term for 5 months) will support other young people to plan, develop and deliver a resource that can be used by individuals, families and communities.

Are you passionate about working with young people in LGBTIQA+ communities and able to deliver this project? If you are interested…

What you would do in the role?

  • Help recruit young people and work alongside them to produce a resource (a video, an animation, written materials, as decided and designed by the group)
  • Support the young people’s participation in the project
  • Submit information for reports for our funders and the organisation

What qualifications do I need to apply?

  • You will be 18-25 years old
  • You may have qualifications in youth work, social work or community development OR if no specific qualifications, you will be passionate about developing skills and working with young people. Students are welcome to apply!
  • We encourage applications from all interested including First Nations young people, young people of colour, and/or those identifying as LGBTQI+.
  •  You will have a valid Working with Children Card (WWCC) and complete a police check.

See the Position Description.

How to apply?

  • We welcome your written application for the position by 21st Feb 2021.
  • Please include a resume and cover letter for the position to be considered.
  • Email your application to with the subject line as Name – Peer Project Mentor Geelong Application.
  • We would love to hear from you if you want to chat or ask any questions about the job or the application process, send us an email to

First Nations People, LGBTIQ+ people, people with disability, and people of color and/or public housing residents are encouraged to apply. Applicants who have a lived experience are encouraged to apply. 

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