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Become a Community Builder for ReachOut!

Help out in the online mental health forums, by providing support & facilitating conversation with your peers

Submitted 5/24/2011 By actnow Views 3991 Comments 0 Updated 8/5/2011

The Lowdown

When: - 6/7/2011
Where: Australia Wide

What’s involved?

Want to become a community builder?

Community Builders play an integral role in shaping the Community by providing support
and guidance, participating in and facilitating discussion and by leading by example.

Why should people do this?

What’s in it for you?

  • Help others
  • Gain skills in facilitation and blog writing
  • Learn how to support a friend
  • Gain experience in working with mental health professionals
  • Help shape the community and service
  • Trip to Sydney paid for by Inspire

Other stuff

Selection Criteria

  • You must be aged between 18 and 25 to be eligible to apply.
  • We are looking for open, honest, passionate young people who can enhance our current community.
  • They must be committed and have good written communication skills.

For more info check out the Community Builders Role description here

How to apply

Write us a paragraph or 2 two telling us:

  • Why you would like to be a community builder
  • An example of a time you have shown community spirit (either on line or off line)
  • An example of a time when you have juggled a number of responsibilities
  • An example of something you do to look after yourself when thing get a bit much

Applications must include your name, DOB and state you are in.

Community builders must commit to two hours of community building work per week for a period of 6
months and must be available to attend a 3 day training workshop in mid July.

Please send application to

Applications close 7th of June 2011

Contact information

For any other enquiries, contact

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