The Beyond the Broncos Mentoring and Girls Academy Programs aim to improve school attendance rates and Year 12 attainment rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in 40 high schools across South East Queensland and Northern NSW through school based mentoring and learning support.

The role

Volunteers will provide in school mentoring and learning support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in participating Beyond the Broncos Girls Academy and Mentoring Program schools.


  • Current Blue Card to be presented upon arrival at the school
  • Availability during school hours and school terms
  • Induction – Read the Volunteer Handbook and complete Education Queensland’s mandatory all-staff training on arrival
  • Sign the volunteer register on arrival

When and where

School opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.00pm. 

Beyond the Broncos Mentoring Program (Year 10-12)

Wavell SHS, Mitchelton SHS, Tullwong SHS, Cavendish Road SHS, Woodcrest SC, St Peter Claver College, Loganlea SHS, Marsden SHS.

Girls Academy (Girls Year 7-12)

Alexandra Hills State High School, Cleveland District State High School, Victoria Point State High School, Wellington Point State High School, Cunnamula P-12 State School, Charleville State High School, Roma State College, Chinchilla State High School, Dalby State High School, Miles State High School, Tara Senior College, Centenary Heights State High School, Wilsonton State High School, Harristown State High School, Oakey State High School, Ipswich State High School, Bremer State High School, Bray Park State High School, Deception Bay State High School, Caboolture State High School, Dakabin State High School, Clontarf State High School, Pine Rivers State High School.

Banora Point High School, Kadina High School Campus, Lismore High School Campus, Tweed River High School, Murwillumbah High School, Richmond River High School Campus, St Joseph’s College Banora, Wollumbin High School.

Schools availability may vary please refer to online application. 


There are 50 positions available.

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