Website Ocean Mind - Mornington Peninsula

Changing lives through surfing

🌊 Join Ocean Mind as a Volunteer Mentor working alongside our Qualified Surf Therapist! 🌊

Ocean Mind is a therapeutic surfing charity that enriches people’s mental health, relationships and potential through surfing. We’re committed to developing evidence-based programs that create life-changing experiences for people experiencing mental health challenges, social isolation and disabilities.

Ocean Mind Inc – Surf Therapy program

🌟Unleash your inner hero and make a real difference in young people’s lives through surf therapy! 🌟

Fill out the form HERE

No surfing experience or qualifications are needed! If you can swim and feel good in the water, are passionate about helping others, and are over 18, we want you! 🤙

As a mentor, you will:

⭐️ Guide young participants to build confidence in and out of the water.

⭐️ Support them through their surfing journey alongside a team of qualified instructors, fostering personal growth.

⭐️ Receive all the training and tools you need to succeed.

Training & Support: 

Attend a dedicated training session to get fully equipped to make a real impact.

Commitment: 

We value any amount of time you can contribute. Ideally, we ask for a minimum commitment of 6 sessions, each 3 hours long, on:

🌊 Weekdays and Saturdays from September 2024 – 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM or

🌊 Thursdays –  3:45 PM to 6:45 PM.

If you can’t commit to these times, don’t worry! We always need mentors for occasional sessions, our Surf Clubs, and events.

Requirements:

  • Gain a Volunteer Working with Children Check – HERE
  • Undertake a National Police Check through Ocean Mind

Ready to dive in?

Fill out the form HERE

Or

Call Rox at 📞 0499 636 459 to learn more.

So why wait? Become a young person’s HERO today 🌊✨

Acknowledgement of Country

Ocean Mind acknowledges the Wadawurrung, Boon Wurrung and Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation and the Gunditjamara people as the Traditional Owners of the land and sea on which we work, live and surf. We pay our respects to their elders, past, present and emerging and acknowledge their deep ongoing connection to and care for the sea and land Country.

Child Safety Statement

Ocean Mind is committed to providing a child-safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

Every person involved in Ocean Mind is responsible for understanding the important and specific role they play individually and collectively to ensure that the well-being and safety of all children and young people are at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make. Please see our Child Safeguarding Policy for more information.

To apply for this job please visit www.oceanmind.org.au.