LINKnet is a voluntary mentoring organisation that provides mentoring to people from minority ethnic people on personal, career and educational development.
On personal development, mentees are expected to be helped on literacy and numeracy, English language, raising awareness of British culture and the systems etc, on career development help is needed on CV building, application building, interviews, presentations and job search etc, and on educational development help is expected on finding education opportunities, finding avenues for financing education and helping coursework etc. You will be given training on how to conduct your mentoring. Your commitment on mentoring will be about 2 to 3 hours per week for a few months not exceeding six months.
Mentoring someone will improve your own CV, make you realise your own true potential, give you an opportunity to practice interpersonal skills, interview skills, presentation skills, job search skills and it will give you an opportunity to learn cultural diversity, work base confidentiality and boundaries.
Volunteering on LINKnet's mentoring programme will put you on top of the job market competition in your own job search.
LINKnet mentoring offers free of charge one to one mentoring support to minority ethnic people to access employment, further education or on personal development (Improving English and the knowledge about various aspects of life in Scotland and on other services available).
Mentor commitment is to take one day training and then to help a mentee for two to three hours per week for about three months, not exceeding six months.
Mentoring can bring you job satisfaction, improve your CV and increase your own employment prospects.
If you are keen to become a mentor of the program please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Please click here to read more about mentoring.