The Jam Project is a program for Year 9 girls. It’s an opportunity to build your confidence, self-esteem and leadership skills. So, if you’re interested in discovering more about yourself, exploring relationships and finding inspiration, please get in touch.
How We've Adapted During COVID-19
The participants and their buddies now catch up on phone or FaceTime and continue to report to staff weekly following these catch ups. The monthly group and professional sessions have also been converted to online events.
When you join The Jam Project, we’ll pair you with a buddy – a female in her 20s who will be there to support and guide you throughout the year.
You’ll meet with her fortnightly to discuss any issues you’re facing or emotions you’re feeling. Connecting with someone who’s walked in your shoes not so long ago – and not in your inner circle – can:
And who knows, you might come back as a buddy yourself in just a few years!
Throughout the year, you’ll attend monthly events and presentations from inspiring guest speakers. For example, in 2019 we heard from Rebecca Sparrow, author and ambassador for tween and teen girls.
Our Jam Sessions cover different topics every year – but here’s a snapshot of what we’ve explored in the past:
Jam Sessions also create the opportunity for you to meet and connect with other participants.
Being a buddy is a fulfilling and unique opportunity that will help you grow.
We provide professional training and supervision to enhance your experience. Here, you will learn invaluable life skills such as active listening, trust building, mentoring and personal growth. So if you’re aged 21-28 years and keen to make a difference, apply below.
Make a positive impact on your life by joining The Jam Project as a participant or buddy.
I want to join the program as a participant
Are you entering Year 9 in 2022? Join us to gain skills that you can apply in school, university, the workforce and most importantly – your personal relationships.
Apply now – Participant Application
I would like my daughter to join the program
If your daughter is entering year 9 in 2022 and would like to join the program, please complete this form.
Apply Now – Parent Application
I want to become a buddy
If you’re a female aged 21-28 who would like to be a positive role model to a teenage girl in 2022, we’d love to hear from you.
Apply now – Buddy Application
I want to learn more
Held every October, our Information Night is for Year 8 girls and their parents to learn more about The Jam Project.
We also hold JamFest towards the end of each year – a vibrant afternoon event open to everyone. Come along to meet others who have been involved in the program and listen to a guest speaker.
Keep an eye on our events page or follow us on social media for dates.
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I have a question
We’re happy to answer any questions that you might have.