We aim to work with mentors from our partner’s organisations, wherever possible. We are also open to anybody from the community approaching us to offer their time, from a range of different backgrounds. We welcome male and female role models alike!
The lead mentor role is paid on a freelance basis. The lead is supported by a volunteer mentor in the classroom, to ensure that we maintain recommended staff to student ratios for safeguarding purposes. Our class sizes are capped at 20 girls per cohort.
Over the 8 week programme your job is to support your students and be a mentor to them. This involves guiding them and giving them insights into what it’s like to work in the industry. This is an opportunity to give something back and made a difference. It is highly rewarding and will enable you to develop a whole range of skills like leadership, planning, communications and mentoring. Did we mention it looks great on your CV too?
What we expect of our leads;
What we expect of our supporting mentors;
In a nutshell, to help our classes run smoothly and to inspire the girls to engage with technology and consider a career in the sector, using your expert industry knowledge.
Here’s a list of essential skills you’ll need to be a lead tutor or supporting mentor with us:
Skills and experience
Interested in becoming a programme mentor?