Become a leader

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 programs.

Your experience as a young carer places you in a unique place where your outlook and skills are highly sort after. These programs could help you to explore your goals through helping others, mentoring, sports, education and generosity.

The links below will connect you to a range of available to pursue leadership:


This list is just to get you started, there are plenty of volunteer to assist available! If you would like to discuss this further, talk to a young carer support worker in your service area.

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