Eco-Mentor (Disability/Adventure Support Worker) Tribes Adventure Group


About Us:

Tribes Adventure Group is an outdoor adventure company that specialises in providing 1:1 mentoring, Day Activities and Adventure Camps for youth at risk, people with a disability and mental health participants.

Our programs have an adventure-based approach to improving well bring and building resilience in our clients by utilising unique, therapeutic practices relating to:

  • Ecotherapy
  • Survival Skills
  • Life Skills Development
  • Mentoring

We are passionate about pushing our clients outside their comfort zone to provide them with the tools to be happy and successful members of the community.

About the Role:

We are currently looking for casual Eco-Mentors to join our team who have a passion for working with people with a disability (primarily autism and mental health), youth at risk and disadvantaged demographics. While we cover areas from South Brisbane and the Gold Coast we are currently looking for Eco-Mentors for the following areas, in particular:

  • Northern Rivers NSW covering Tweed Heads to Pottsville and out to Murwillumbah and surrounds.

Applicants must be willing to be flexible with days/times and there is the possibility of some weekend work.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide 1:1 mentoring to Tribes participants to support them to reach their NDIS and/or other goals.
  • Preparedness for all 1:1 mentoring sessions such as having activity ideas and relevant resources.
  • Participation and collaboration on group activities.
  • Contribution to risk management and reduction whilst providing 1:1 or group supports.

Pay Rate

Starting pay rate:

  • Weekday rate: $30.95
  • Afternoon shift (after 8pm finish): $34.05
  • Saturday: $43.33
  • Sunday: $55.71

After the professional development (generally 10 weeks/120 support hours and completion of internal training) requirements have been met, the pay rate will move to:

  • Weekday rate: $38.08
  • Afternoon shift (after 8pm finish): $41.88
  • Saturday: $53.31
  • Sunday: $68.54


To be successful in this role, you will need to have exceptional interpersonal skills in order to provide mentoring support to individuals with a disability, youth at risk and people with a mental illness and disadvantaged demographics. You must act with integrity at all times and to uphold the Tribes Adventures Code of Conduct; be reliable and consistent; and be able to assess and manage risk.


  • Highly developed practical skills working with vulnerable individuals.
  • Relevant life experience that can be utilised for participant development.
  • Ability to assess and work within company risk guidelines
  • Completion of internal training as part of induction process including Tribes Adventure Group specific courses
  • Commit to ongoing Professional Development.

Highly Desirable:

  • Qualifications in Disability, Youth Work, Community Services, Education or related field; or qualifications in the wellbeing and fitness sectors
  • Experience in facilitating outdoor education

The applicant must also have the following qualification or be willing to acquire them:

  • Current Driver’s license;
  • Current QLD Paid Blue Card/WWCC or ability to obtain one;
  • National Police Check (less than 6 months old);
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification;
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module;
  • NDIS Worker Screening;
  • Rights to work in Australia.

Covid 19 Vaccination – as per current NSW/Queensland Health Mandates it is a requirement for all support workers to be fully vaccinated. Our organisation is legally required to sight your Covid19 vaccination certificate prior to linking you to support participants.

Want to be part of our Tribe?

To be considered for this position please submit a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and telling us WHY you are a perfect fit for our tribe! Applications will be assessed as they are received and suitable applicants will be contacted to attend an interview, so get your application and cover letter in as soon as you can!

Please be aware, ALL applications must be submitted through the Tribes Website via the following link:

(you may need to copy and paste this link into your web browser)

If you would like to request a copy of the Position Description, or for any questions, please email [email protected]

Tribes Adventure Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people with a disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.



Tribes Adventure Group

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$35 - $39.99 per hour

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