News | November 15th, 2023
Upside Camp 2023 had all the elements of a great time needed for mentors and young people to further cement their mentoring relationship. Plus it's a great way to make new friends. This year was a whirlwind of activities and had plenty of feel good moments trying new experiences like the climbing wall and flying fox.
Evidence , News | August 31st, 2023
“This training experience is unlike any other, I felt "speechless" like I had been invited into the Upside home, sharing stories and kai over the thing we love most, which is transforming the lives of our young people.
Evidence | May 15th, 2023
Despite statistics showing a decline in youth crime over the years, many young people are still getting involved in illegal activities. So what can you do about it? Well, you can choose to step up for someone and consider becoming a volunteer youth mentor!
In this post we highlight 5 epic reasons to volunteer as a Youth Mentor in New Zealand and how you can help positively impact someone’s young life.
Evidence , News | January 27th, 2023
In addition to being a unique sailing race, The Upside Cup is so much more.
Evidence | September 21st, 2022
What does it take to be an awesome volunteer youth mentor?
Evidence | March 28th, 2021
One of our fantastic matches, Summa and Jayde, will jump out of a plane at 13000 ft next month, in the name of charity.
Evidence | March 4th, 2021
Did you know that for every dollar invested in Upside, there is a $4.70 Social Return on Investment?
Evidence | March 2nd, 2021
There’s a wealth of research that tells us that volunteering is good for us.
Evidence | September 30th, 2020
Hi, my name is Jenna and my daughter is currently engaged with a mentor from Upside.
Evidence | September 28th, 2020
Mentors negotiate a ‘third relational space’ In the recent thematic analysis of 48 Upside interviews and 297 pages of transcriptions, AUT researchers found that Upside mentors have a unique relationship with the young person.