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Mentoring

Strengthening the not-for-profit sector by providing mentoring to community sector leaders together


Want to be supported by a mentor? Want to be a mentor?

Join our 2021 Mentor Programme – this programm is currently in process. So read about  it and  be ready to apply in early 2022

The programme coordinator meets with you to understand what you are hoping to gain from a mentor, the Coordinator then matches you with a mentor who has the skills and experience that aligns with what you are seeking from a mentor.  1:1 meetings with your mentor are held on a minimum of a monthly basis for 1-1.5 hrs. Educational/ networking meetings with mentees and mentors are also included during the 6-month period. There will also be support for you through the Programme Coordinator.

The WBOP Mentoring Programme is an annual programme in which we match mentees with mentors who have the ability to assist with growing leadership skills of, for example, general managers, chairs of boards, presidents of committees, practice leaders in the community, social, sport and creative sectors.

Your organisation will also complete an organisational needs assessment through the NZ Navigator (see https://www.nznavigator.org.nz/) and a discussion of the results with SociaLink’s Organisational Advisor resulting in a detailed report on priorities, with referrals and recommendations, which will be shared with your mentor (confidentially).

The cost for this programme is $150 per mentee.

The 2021 programme starts on Thursday 11 March 2021 with an in-person orientation workshop from 3-5.30pm at the Kollective. The last half hour is a mix and mingle with the mentors in the programme.

The programme will be on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis and will take up to 12 mentees for the 2021 programme.

Contact Kathy to discuss

Interested in being a volunteer mentor for a not for profit leader?

Want to utilise your skills and experience and assist a leader in the WBOP not for profit sector to grow their leadership?

The WBOP Mentoring Programme is an annual programme in which we match mentees with mentors who have the ability to assist with growing leadership skills of for example general managers, chairs of boards, presidents of committees, practice leaders in the community, social, sport and creative sectors.

Your involvement will be to meet your mentee once a month (at a minimum) for 1-1.5 hrs and attend orientation, learning/evaluation workshops (3 in total). You will also be invited to participate in monthly zoom meetings with other mentors to discuss possible case studies and sharing of ideas.

You will need to attend an orientation workshop in person on 11 March 2021 from 5-7pm with the first half hour a mix and mingle with the mentees.

For more information contact please email kathy@socialink.org.nz before 1 Feb 2022. 

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