Become a Peer-Mentor

Peer-Mentors are responsible for providing one-on-one peer support, information and referral services to fellow Queenslanders living with arthritis. 

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Do you enjoy talking on the p
hone?

Do you want to use your experience of living with arthritis to help others?

If you answered yes, then becoming a volunteer Peer-Mentor may be the role for you! Click the FAQs below to find out more about this role and how to apply.

Peer-Mentors provide support to others living with arthritis (via phonecall) through listening, sharing personal experiences, and by helping to find and access suitable information and services to support living well with arthritis.

View the Peer-Mentor role description for more.

The time committment per week varies depending on the number of people a Peer-Mentor is matched with at any one time. This number is entirely up to the Peer-Mentor.

Peer-Mentors make calls from the comfort of their home, or other suitable location (quiet, private space). So there is no travel requirements.

Peer-Mentors initially complete special training before being matched with people for peer support. This requires access to a computer and a phone to complete, and provides all the information and tools needed for the role.

Peer-Mentors must have lived with arthritis, or cared for a child living with arthritis, ideally for at least around two years.

There is no specific experience required, but Peer-Mentors should be comfortable sharing their own story with others, and be able to communicate with empathy.

Visit our Volunteering page to view the Peer-Mentor role description and to apply!

If you have any questions about volunteering with Arthritis Queensland, please contact us at admin@arthritis.org.au or on 07 3857 4200


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