What is it?
Mentoring is a way of supporting and encouraging people to manage their own learning in order that they may maximise their potential, develop their skills, improve their performance and become the person they want to be.
It is a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person aka MENTOR helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person aka MENTEE
Who needs one? And why?
The ever growing pressures if life yeah you know the ones – youth crime, school, peers, gangs, parents and family, home life, work etc they can sometimes effect the way we behave, perform make choices or interact with others sometimes influencing our choices , our life and our future in a negative way…………
Sound like you? Or Someone you know?
Mentoring can support someone as they begin to work on the changes they want to see.
“When it came to me putting my album out, I was like ‘I can’t have an album without Kanye. He has to be a part of it.’ He’s become my mentor.” – Nicki Minaj
Who is right for mentoring?
Many famous people have mentors they have an idea of what they want and where they want to go but are not quite sure how to get there and there more experienced MENTOR who has been there done that got the ralphy’s to prove it will guide them in the right way.
So initially you have to want to achieve something “your goal” lets’ say for negative behavior to change you have to understand the effect it is having on you and or others around you and want to change only after this realization will your mentor be able to assist you in achieving this
What does my mentor do?
“Don’t go through life, grow through life” – Drake
Through regular contact either at home , school, college, youth club (or suitable space) Your mentors aim is to establish a relationship based on trust and mutual respect using various techniques to informally transmit knowledge and offer professional , social and emotional support we do this by
One to ones
Advice and guidance , signposting
YEP mentors are qualified Youth workers so have additional training and skills from conflict resolution to sexual health, drugs, weapons awareness health and fitness etc
What will I get out of it ?
You will get out what you put in
Through hard work and a determination we will assist you in achieving your goals or targets enabling you to reach your personal best which equals more opportunities and a brighter future.
Eeeeeer hang-on why YEP?
YEP mentors all have one thing in common like YOU yes YOU
We have all been through our various issues in life and we are fully aware of the pressures you face however we did overcome them hence why we do today what we do and so can you , we understand that implementing change can be easier said than done whilst you may have made a positive decision to change for the better those around or closest to you may not wish to join you or want you to change . YEP mentors will be able to offer you various coping mechanisms and strategies to deal with such pressure from your friends and peer groups.
Find a business mentor: http://www.greatbusiness.gov.uk/mentoring/
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