The mentors need to be committed to listening; supporting and caring for each mentee involved in the program. By being a mentor, the lessons learned will be mutually beneficial to the mentors in this program will find a deeper sense of who they are, and see firsthand the positive impact that their time and support has on the mentees. Supporting young women can result in scholarship nominations, potential career offers and local acknowledgment.
In order to become a mentor, the individuals must complete a 2-hour training course, outlining the program, the lesson plans, and skills involving communication, effective listening and mentoring. The time commitment for program delivery is approximately 2 hours per session.