Mentor Resilience Program

Our Mentor Resilience Program exists with the help of Power Missionaries The program takes form of a combination of 1-on-1 mentoring sessions and group boxing classes. With the aim of supporting children and teenagers from a variety of different backgrounds (e.g. Indigenous background, financial hardship, addiction, trauma etc) who do not have access to these services.

The program has two different components…


Non-Physical Component – Mentorship

  • Building mental strength
  • Personal growth, independence, taking responsibility / accountability for choices and actions
  • Teaching children how to look after themselves by becoming aware of their powerful thoughts and language choices
  • Structure
  • Consequences
  • Strong relationship building
  • A powerful identity
  • A sense of belonging/Spirituality and life purpose
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Safety and support

Physical Component – Boxing

  • Elevating mood
    • the intensity of Boxing helps endorphins flow consequently serving as a form of natural anti-anxiety
  • Building greater levels of confidence, patience, discipline
  • Increasing self-esteem
  • Improve their ability to focus
  • Developing greater levels of ability to learn
  • Increasing ability to concentrate for longer periods of time
  • Becoming fitter, stronger and healthier
  • Building leadership skills
  • Encouraging children to not bend to peer pressure
    • having the strength to say ‘NO’ when appropriate and have the courage to say ‘YES’ when appropriate
  • Building skills to protect him/herself in real life scenarios