As a mentor you will be supporting a young person through a crucial time in his/her life. Your mentee will be in grade 12 and you will work with him/her for a minimum of 18 months.
A MOTIVATOR | A person who can encourage learners to persevere and show care so that the mentee knows they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges.
A SOURCE OF INFORMATION/ DOOR OPENER | A person who assists mentee to establish a helpful network of contacts. The mentor introduces the mentee to other people to spur development. As a door opener, the mentor also opens doors to information by directing mentee to resources.
AN INSPIRER | A person who can ignite hope and is a positive role model.