Male Mentors for Youth/Children of Prisoners

Pillars works with families and children who have a loved one in prison. We are looking for males mentors to join our team (we currently have all the female mentors we need). As a mentor you will spend time with a child of a prisoner for a few hours fortnightly giving these children new opportunities, and stay in touch via phone or email.

Through our mentoring programme you will support crime-free futures, benefiting not only the children themselves but also impacting on their families and the communities around them.


There are no specific qualifications needed but should have an interest in children and making a positive difference in their lives. Be a positive role model and able to have fun! At this time we are looking for male mentors.

Must be able to commit to ongoing contact with their mentee to build the relationship and provide stability for a minimum of 12 months. You will need a full NZ licence and own car.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

We expect the role to take up 2-6 hours fortnightly and are looking for a long term commitment. There will be monthly supervision, and 2, 6 and 12 monthly evaluations.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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