THE MENTOR

WHAT IS A MENTOR

Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual mentor voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. (Source: Active Community Unit of the Home Office)  A mentor may come from any walk of life and should be positive, reliable, a good listener, interested, approachable, non-judgemental and realistic. 

THE MENTOR'S ROLE

  • Offer your knowledge and guidance, supporting the young people to develop the project from planning stage to final outcome. 

  • Providing insights from your own experience of running a project.  

  • Providing networking opportunities and how-to guidance 

  • Encourage contribution from all participants in the group  

  • Identify strengths, interests and barriers 

  • Check with the young people to ensure agreed monthly tasks are completed.  

  • Serve as a positive role model  

  • Build confidence, self-esteem and motivate 

  • Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them 

  • Offer a non-judgemental attitude towards the young people problems   

  • Encourage the young people to achieve their objectives  

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