There are a range of programs available to young people in Australia that can support you to build on your skills through leadership and mentorship opportunities.
Your experience as a young carer places you in a unique position where your perspectives and skills are highly sort after. These programs could help you to explore your goals through volunteering, mentoring, sports, education and philanthropy.
The links below will connect you to a range of available leadership opportunities:
This list is just to get you started, there are plenty of opportunities available! If you would like to discuss opportunities with a young carers support worker you can contact a service in your area.
Carer Gateway aims to make your life easier.
By calling Carer Gateway on 1300 422 737, you will be connected with a new Australia-wide network of Carer Gateway service providers. They will talk through what you need and help you to find local services and support to help you.