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We are here to support youth mental health throughout COVID-19 and beyond. All our programs can be delivered online or face to face!

Work with us

Working with us!

At batyr, we make sure we have fun while doing important work. We care deeply about those we welcome into our ‘herd’ and do our best to support our team.

We do this by:

  • providing ongoing professional training and wellbeing sessions
  • structured internal and external mentoring
  • wellbeing leave – your personal leave doesn’t just have to be for sick days, at batyr you can also use this leave to support your mental health and wellbeing
  • mid-year and end-of-year retreats
  • flexible working arrangements

So what are you waiting for? Apply today and join the team!

All of our employees have an active interest in tackling the stigma in young people around mental health, and are aligned to batyr’s five values; empathy, inclusive, balance, positive and bold.

If you want a workplace where you can bring all of your full, weird and wonderful self to the office each day, and access some pretty amazing benefits…this is the place!

As with all of our employees, you will have an active interest in tackling the stigma around mental health and are aligned to batyr’s five values; empathetic, inclusive, balanced, positive and bold.

Volunteer Opportunities

batyr volunteer AND volunteer team captain
(New England, Central and Far West)

Time Commitment: 2-3 hrs per week

About you:

More than anything else we are looking for young people, aged 18-30, with a passion for smashing the stigma around mental ill-health and promoting help-seeking opportunities for young people. We want someone who is keen to share their ideas and perspective on how we can better engage youth in your community and who is willing to put time into this role to develop the program and extend batyr’s reach beyond its current state.

Position Description:

In 2020 we are establishing our first volunteer program in an effort to put young people at the heart of outreach and community engagement to further extend our reach and impact. The Volunteer Team’s primary objective is to consult with the Being Herd Coordinator on key decisions around engaging youth in your local area in positive conversations about mental health. We want your opinion on our batyr programs and initiatives and their relevance to your local community of young people. You will also be required to attend community events to recruit participants for workshops and fundraising challenges. It will also be the Volunteer Team Captain’s responsibility to implement a morale strategy to ensure volunteers in the program remain engaged, are supported to reach their fundraising targets and have a positive volunteering experience. 

How to apply:

Follow this link to submit your application. Currently, we are only taking applications for New England and the Central West. For questions about the role please contact Courtney at [email protected]