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! We especially welcome trained facilitators or those with experience in delivering workshops to groups, as we can pair you up with those from industry who have not delivered any workshops or sessions before.
The lead mentor is assisted by a support 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. Both roles are on a voluntary basis.
We are also seeking a small number of trained and experienced facilitators to work with our industry mentors, this role will be offered on a paid basis. Talk to us if you’d like to offer your services! This is a unique opportunity to work with us on a freelance basis. Find out more on our jobs board.
Over the 8 week programme your role 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?