Gunnedah High School's Youth Frontiers students are in dire need for community mentors to help them bring their projects to life.
On Thursday, the 28 students from Years 7-10 presented their community project ideas to their peers and a guest panel of Gunnedah residents to receive feedback moving forward.
They now need locals over 18 years old to help them implement their project ideas, which have included helping Gunnedah's elderly, animals in need of homes, and more.
Gunnedah High School's Karen Kruse said community mentors only needed to give up an hour or two per week during school hours to lend a hand.
"To get thirty one-on-one would be difficult, but to get a handful, one for role modelling, [and] two for helping them with these projects and making them come to fruition, would be great," Ms Kruse said.
Youth Frontiers' program coordinator for New England Ashleigh Walton said volunteers did not need any prior experience, but they needed to be interested in helping young people.
"[We need people who are] passionate about working with young people and helping them to make their projects successful," Ms Walton said.
"It could be anything like providing motivation, life advice, experience, helping them to make phone calls and emails, and follow up with their to do list to make sure they're on track."
Ms Walton said she was "very proud" of Gunnedah High School's students and the work they were doing.
"They're doing really well and making such good progress and they've got some really incredible projects planned," she said.
Panel members at Thursday's presentations included Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce's Stacey McAllan, Councillor Owen Hasler, and Gunnedah Shire Council's youth development officer Ellen Valler.
For those interested in becoming a mentor, email Ashleigh Walton at firstname.lastname@example.org