Becoming a Mentor

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LINKNET MENTORING

31 Guthrie Street, Cowgate, EDINBURGH, EH1 1JG
0131 261 4463
SERVICE LOCALITY
North East, North West, South East, South West

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Who is the service for?
Adults, Minority Ethnic
What age range is it suitable for?
17 - 25, 26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65+

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CONTACT DETAILS

31 Guthrie Street, Cowgate, EDINBURGH, EH1 1JG
0131 261 4463

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information SERVICE DETAILS

Any person from any community who has the knowledge and skills to help someone in the fields of employment and education, he/she can be a mentor. A mentor’s commitment is limited to take one day mentor training to help the respective mentee for 2 to 3 hours per week not exceeding 6 months. The required support and supervision is provided to mentors by LINKnet staff.

Everyone can be a mentor at LINKnet. All have expertise in one field or other and may be able to help a ME person who does not have that expertise. The desire and commitment to help develop another persons' life is the primary requirement to become a mentor with LINKnet.

Becoming a mentor with LINKnet benefits you in multiple ways, one of which is the great personal satisfaction you gain by developing & helping to improve the quality of life of another person. Your contribution does not end with the development of one person. It has a ripple effect that the development of one person results in developing many others.

Benefits to Mentors...

- Sharpen current knowledge
- Gain new knowledge
- Exposure to different cultures and environments
- Improve employability
- Recognition by individuals and institutions
- New contacts and wider networking
- See opportunities from within, private, public and voluntary sector organisations or/and educational institutions
- Increase self-esteem and self-confidence
- Review and revalidate what you have achieved so far
- Receive a good training that includes, communication, coaching and counselling skills and knowledge on equality legislation, confidentiality policy and cultural sensitivity
- Open your eyes to your own true potential

For further information, please get in touch.

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