349 - A Mentoring Program for Large Staff Organizations

Thursday, September 28
11:30 AM–12:45 PM

Location: Room 206

Days: Thursday, 28 September
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Track: Employee/Volunteer Management
Session Type: Education Session

Offering a mentoring program for your large-staff organization can provide learning opportunities for your employees, provide your agency with a leadership ladder, and can simultaneously build loyalty and engagement among your staff. Review what is needed to design and structure a sustainable mentorship program, and how to avoid common mistakes. Explore how to train both the mentor and the mentee, how to fund the program, and communication strategies to spread the word about the program.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Analyze the reasons why so many mentoring programs fail to create lasting mentoring relationships and a long term employee benefit.
Develop goals for a mentoring program at your organization, to ensure the program meets the needs of your specific agency.
Implement a successful model for a mentoring program at your agency which will create lasting relationships and a sustainable model for a new employee benefit.