A creative mentorship opportunity is waiting for you!

Published on 18 January 2023


Not sure where to go next on your creative journey? Unlock your future in less than 10 minutes by applying for our Young Creators Mentorship Program.
We want our arts and culture industry to blossom, that’s why in partnership with VicHealth we’ve created this program to provide opportunities and career progression for 18 – 25-year-olds on our Peninsula.
Our Young Creators Mentorship Program is perfect for you if:

  • You want to learn from a creative professional working in the industry.
  • It would help with any ongoing study or training activities.
  • A new or different perspective is needed to develop your work.
  • You need a formal reference for your resumé.
  • You need to network and don’t know where to start.
  • You’re looking to develop your industry knowledge.

We will provide four people with a suitable mentor for one day a week over two months to help start or continue your creative careers. We strongly encourage applicants from people with a disability, First Nations’ Australians and culturally or linguistically diverse people.
Your arts and culture future is waiting for you. We’re excited to read through your application.
I’m interested, where do I apply?
Our program is available to enter until Friday 24 February. For more information and to express your interest visit:
If you need help, email artsandculture@mornpen.vic.gov.au 
Hard copy forms are also available at Customer Service Centres and libraries.

Quote attributable to Mayor Councillor Steve Holland:
“If you’ve ever wanted a creative career but thought these opportunities happen for other people then we encourage you to apply for this program. Your mentor will support and challenge your way of thinking while you experience the joy of sharing and learning from a creative professional. We’re excited to see what the future holds for our young creators."
Quote attributable to Arts and Culture Advisory Panel Representative Councillor David Gill:
Our Arts and Culture Plan 2024 seeks to actively remove physical, social, and other barriers to arts practice and participation. By providing this mentoring opportunity we’re committed to developing an individual’s creative career pathways, delivering a dynamic arts program and increasing participation across our diverse community. We encourage you to give this program a go.”  



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