- We will have Business owners, Community leaders, Corporate leaders, Trades members that will mentor our youth from 18-35 so they can connect and provide employment- apprenticeships- business ownership opportunities
- We will provide job readiness - pre-apprenticeship - entrepreneurship - job training for those selected by their mentors. Those not selected will still be able to be provided training and place back into mentoring program until a connection is made.
- Mentoring sessions for 16 weeks, first four will be group sessions, last twelve will be with mentor. Men-tees that will be hired will go through a 8 week job readiness class, meeting twice a week. Men-tees in entrepreneurship will go through a 8 week training class meeting once a week. Men-tees
- Training for apprenticeship will meet for 16 weeks 4 times a week.
What is mentoring
It can be a coverall for coaching, consulting, advising, and teaching, all these are used at different points of the mentoring process to meet different objectives.
It is a mutually beneficial relationship between two people, mentoring is a development process, it is a brain to be picked, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.
The mentor guides the men-tee for a certain duration of time. The uniqueness of the mentoring comes along with its grand source of intrinsic motivation, support, and understanding, it has a more personalized relationship between the mentor and men-tee
That is not usual for other forms of learning. The process is usually a minimum of six months, and normally ends after a year, unless the mentor and men-tee agree on a longer period. Mentoring allows the building of relationships based on trust, through a holistic approach, that differs from traditional career and personal guidance.
It allows individuals the opportunity to share their experiences, knowledge and skills in order for the person to develop personally and professionally.
Is one of the best methods to enhance individual learning and development in all walks of life.
Mentor and Men-tee Relationship
Be able to take risks of trusting each other., except each other.
Agree upon working toward specific goals
Deal effectively with unmet expectations or objectives.
Build trust and relationship
Work together so the men-tee obtains educational, career, and personal goals.
Practice empathy and explore both their challenges and strengths.
Benefits of being Mentored
Young people with mentors report setting higher educational goals and are more likely to attend college than those without mentors.
Young people who have mentors, particularly at risk youth, are more likely to report engaging in productive and beneficial activities, and volunteer projects, than youth without a mentor these activities increase young adults self-confidence and self esteem.
Youth with a mentor are more likely to hold a leadership position in a club, sports team, school council, or another group.
In both structured and informal mentoring relationships the longer the mentoring relationships last the greater the value for youth and the stronger the outcomes.
At risk youth are less likely to have mentors and more likely to want one. Most understand the value of mentoring and report wanting one.
What is a mentor
someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.
A guide to help the men-tee navigate their personal and professional journey. A trusted and respected ad-visor. Someone that explores with the men-tee their current personal and career situation, what they wish to achieve, and how they can go about reaching their goals., without prescribing solutions or career routes.
Someone that provides support and advice that empowers the men-tee to explore, establish and pursue goals. Their qualities are honest, trustworthy,supportive, a listener, approachable, open, have self awareness, organizational know how, credibility, accessibility, communication skills, ability to empower, inventiveness, empathy,and understanding. Mentors play a critical role in the lives of their men-tees. Mentors play a supporting role in helping direct the men-tee with making decisions in their career and personal choices. The mentor also help them transition into adulthood or career changes. The mentor helps when life is overwhelming, confusing, and a stressful process. Having a mentor is beneficial to both the men-tee and their families. The mentor receive satisfaction from seeing others develop The mentor is challenged and stimulated, having identified future potential of the person they are mentoring, learning and developing their self from the process. Receive satisfaction at the success of the men-tee. Recognition of mentoring skills..
What is a Men-tee
A person who is advised, trained, or counseled
By a mentor. The one who absorbs the mentors knowledge and have ambition and desire to know what to do with this knowledge. A dedicated person who seeks to grow personally, and develop professionally, and successfully reach their academic goals with the support of the mentor. A men-tee needs to know what they need and want from the relationship.
Have clearly defined objectives.
Give thought to and be able to articulate
How they think a mentor could assist them.
Think about how they can reach their objectives with or without a mentor.
Be purposeful and pleasant And have challenging goals.
Don’t take advantage of the mentors goodwill
Position, or confidential information.know what type of mentoring relationship that best suits their current needs and situation.