Get involved with Disability services as a mentor – paid and volunteer roles



Good afternoon to you fine readers,

Disability Services are advertising for two separate mentor programs. If you think you have what is required for either of these, get in contact with them via the details provided below.


UniAccess Mentoring – Volunteer role

This program is run in collaboration with Horizon, and students will gain 80 points toward their Horizon Award, as well as the valuable experience they will gain participating in the program. Students are asked to commit (in a voluntary capacity) to 14 hours during semester 1 – including compulsory training, 2 face-to-fact support meetings and 6-8 hours of 1:1 mentoring with a new student who has a disability, medical or mental health condition.

More information on FLO:

Send a 200 word expression of interest and your resume to

If you have any questions about the program, don’t hesitate to contact one of the Disability Advisors on 8201 2118, or by email at


HEO3 – Paid Mentor Position (Casual Contract, 12 months)

Under routine supervision, the Mentor will provide support for students who are experiencing difficulties with their studies due to the impact of their disability.  The type and extent of support will vary from student to student but may include providing assistance in orientating students to university such as assisting with systems, wayfinding, organisation skills and liaising with academic staff.  Mentors will firstly meet with the student and the Disability Advisor but will then work one on one with the student as required.

Position Description attached.

HE03_Mentor_Position Description

Key Position Capabilities:

  1. Knowledge and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how this may impact on a student in a tertiary educational setting.
  2. Knowledge of the Flinders University Policy on Students with Disabilities and Confidentiality.
  3. Demonstrate an attitude of dignity and respect toward people with disabilities.
  4. Well-developed communication skills.
  5. Experience working with people on the Autism Spectrum.

Please send applications addressing the Key Position Capabilities , with your resume to

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