Aims and Objectives

Vision: Every young person who wants a mentor has a mentor

Mission: To foster the growth and development of high quality mentoring programs for young people in Australia by providing a national base of collaboration, support, guidance and expertise.


  • To raise the standard of youth mentoring in Australia
  • To build capability and capacity of youth mentoring in Australia
  • To raise the profile of youth mentoring in Australia

Mentoring definition for the purpose of the Australian Youth Mentoring Network: Mentoring aims to provide a structured and trusting relationship that brings young people together with caring individuals who offer guidance, support and encouragement.