Connect with a mentor to grow your leadership in NFP organisations

First, we meet with you to learn your specific goals, existing challenges and areas you’d like to improve in as a leader. Next, our orientation programme prepares you to maximise the mentoring relationship. Once completed, we connect you with a mentor who can help you meet your goals. We have a pool of mentors from all sorts of sectors, so you get a valuable outside perspective on your work.

From here, you and your mentor will meet at least once per month, for six months. Typically, you will discuss progress against your goals and any successes and challenges since the previous meeting. Then, you’ll make a plan for what you are going to achieve in the following month, which is reported on in the next session.

Over the mentoring period, you’ll be connected with a network of peers and other mentors to broaden your connections and increase your learning opportunities.

The focus is all about developing a mindset and approach that increases your effectiveness as a leader through improved capability, confidence and connectedness. Mentors focus on specific goals and the more holistic aspects of being a leader. This helps you to build a deep understanding of leadership and a toolbox that will serve you for years to come. 



You receive:

  • An initial individualised goal setting session
  • Programme orientation & training
  • One mentoring session per month, for six months (1-2 hours per session)
  • Access to a learning network, including 1-2 network events with other mentors/mentees
  • Feedback and evaluation of progress
  • Support throughout the programme period
The programme starts March 5 2020 and runs for 6 months.  Cost $99
For more information please contact Ciska Vogelzang, Organisational Support Coordinator at SociaLink on ciska@socialink.org.nz before 28 Feb 2020. The programme is run in collaboration with the Mentoring Foundation NZ. 


Mentoring Foundation Western Bay of Plenty Program

If you’re interested in being a mentee in the 2020 program. This program is delivered in partnership with the Mentoring Foundation of New Zealand.

Applicants must be leaders in not-for-profit organisations or community groups in the Western Bay of Plenty region. Applications close  28 February 2020.

Apply for a Mentor

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Any further questions please contact: ciska@socialink.org.nz