Mentoring Resources

For Mentors and Mentees

For Mentors

Mentors can join multiple mentoring groups. By joining a mentorship group you will be available to receive a mentorship request from potential mentees. The mentoring group manager may recommend or create mentorships with mentee members of your group. Mentors can contribute to the mentoring group posts and events. Share an experience you had in your professional career or offer practical advice to mentees in the group posts area.

Become a mentor and develop your mentoring and leadership development skills. HomeClass Nigeria will identify the best available match to your group manager and potential mentees based on your experience and the skills the mentee wishes to develop.

Mentees may send you a mentorship request from time to time and you can decide to accept or decline a mentorship. Interact with your mentee using My Mentorships to create meetings and activities, project feedback, and pose questions in the live chat area to your mentee.

Engage in activities with Mentees

  • Engage in open chat with your mentee using My Mentorships.
  • Identify a project that will challenge your mentee in the selected skills development areas.
  • Invite your mentee to a professional conference.
  • Invite your mentee to your place of work for a team or professional one-to-one meeting.
  • Create opportunities for your mentee to collaborate on or to plan and develop a project. This should be detailed in the mentorship area.
  • Outline some real life professional challenges you have experience in your career and ask your mentee how they would deal with similar challenges.
  • It is important to maintain as much interactivity as possible throughout your mentorship.

Mentorship guidelines for Mentors

  • Mentoring is a voluntary relationship between an experienced mentor and a less experienced mentee in a chosen career or professional development area.
  • Help the mentee set goals and strategies to reach.
  • Share your knowledge and experience with your mentee in HomeClass Nigeria online meetings, live chat, projects and activities areas in your mentorship.
  • Research and add new information that will assist your mentee in developing professional skills and possible career advancement opportunities.
  • Listen to your mentee's viewpoints and engage in open communications in the live chat and online meetings.
  • Respond to notifications from your mentee in a timely fashion.
  • Periodically sign-in to My Mentorships and discuss skills, projects and activities with your mentee.
  • Support your mentee in setting key performance indicators (KPIs) relevant to the mentee's skills development and career goals.
  • Identify the skills and areas of development that your mentee requires before committing to a mentorship cycle.
  • Be accessible to your mentee and make time in your diary for interaction.
  • Identify your mentee's career dream and possible opportunities that would best prepare your mentee to achieve this dream (e.g. skills development, projects, professional experience).
  • Give direct feedback and professional experience on your chosen career path.
  • Provide encouragement and support to your mentee. Encourage creativity and innovative thought.
  • Create opportunities for your mentee to collaborate on or to plan and develop a project. This should be detailed in the mentorship area.
  • HomeClass Nigeria will send essential outcomes to the group mentoring manager at the end of your mentorship cycle such as number of online meetings, ratings, projects and activities.
  • Choose how many mentees you can mentor with the highest standard of mentoring.
  • For Mentees

    Mentees can join multiple mentoring groups. By joining a mentoring group you will be able to send a request to a potential mentor. The mentoring group manager may recommend or create mentorships with mentor members of your group. Mentees can contribute to the mentoring group posts and events. Share a question or experience you had in your mentorship in the group posts area. It is likely that fellow mentees in your mentoring group will have similar questions and experiences.

    HomeClass Nigeria will suggest potential mentors in your home page (dashboard). You must be a member of the same group to find a mentor and develop skills in a chosen career or discipline. HomeClass Nigeria integrates with LinkedIn, Dropbox and Google Apps to make it easy for you to get started.

    You can explore the best available mentors for the areas you wish to develop. Interact with your mentor using My Mentorships. Create new meetings, chat, activities and projects in your mentorship area. Maximise your potential by addressing your skills needs and further developing your strengths.

    Mentorship guidelines for Mentees

  • Clarify the goals you aim to achieve during your mentorship - think of the areas you wish to develop, interests, projects, career-focused activities.
  • Send a request to potential mentors relevant to your career and skills development.
  • Engage in open communication with your mentor in the mentorship area.
  • Periodically sign-in to My Mentorships and engage in live chat, meetings, projects and activities with your mentor.
  • Make an effort to absorb the information shared by your mentor.
  • Detail skills advancement using the skills tools in the mentorship area.
  • Add projects and activities you have conducted during your mentorship in the mentorship area.
  • Ask topical career questions in My Mentorships to learn from your mentor's experience.
  • Your mentor can support you in setting key performance indicators (KPIs) relevant to your skills development and career goals.
  • Periodically sign-in to My Mentorships and discuss skills, projects and experience with your mentor.
  • Engage with your mentor as much as possible through My Mentorships.
  • Provide detailed feedback on your skills development in the projects and activities areas.
  • Update your skills rating level as you develop during the course of the mentoring cycle.
  • HomeClass Nigeria will send essential outcomes to the group mentoring manager at the end of your mentorship cycle such as number of online meetings, ratings, projects and activities.
  • When you complete your mentorship you will find individuals in the same position you were in at the start of the cycle. You can become a mentor.
  • Mentorship Types

    Mentoring is a voluntary relationship between an experienced professional and a less experienced professional in a chosen career or skill area. Mentors often get as much out of a mentoring relationship as the mentee. The open communications between the mentor and mentee can lead to a greater level of insight into a skill, career path or problem area. Mentoring is a two-way learning process where the mentee is encouraged to share a thought, idea or concept.

    Academic Mentorship

    For students in higher institutions

    Mentorship program for undergraduate students
    Mentorship program for Masters students
    Mentorship program for Ph.D students

    Business Mentorship

    For professionals and business owners.

    Basic Mentorship (For group of 20 individuals)
    Standard Mentorhip (For group of 9 individuals)
    Premium Mentorship (One-on-One with Mentors)

    Mentoring Conduct and Confidentiality

    Mentors and Mentees are asked to read and abide by the following Mentoring Conduct and Confidentiality Code. The Code provides important guidance to both mentors and mentees regarding their mentoring relationships. These boundaries protect the rights of all mentoring participants.

    • Trust and confidentiality are critical components of a successful mentoring relationship and will be maintained at all times.
    • If you are a member of a group on HomeClass Nigeria you are required to abide by the rules and policies of your group and/or organization.
    • Active participation by the mentor and mentee in all mentorships is required.
    • Professional conduct will be maintained at all times throughout the mentoring relationship.
    • Commitment to the mentoring relationship is an important part of all mentorships.
    • Mentors or mentees who are having difficulty in their mentoring relationship should firstly contact the group manager in the group leadership page. If you are not a member of a group you can contact HomeClass Nigeria directly using the contact us form on our website.
    • Your group manager will discuss the appropriate course of action.
    • Failure to comply with any of the above by either the mentor or mentee can lead to the termination of the mentoring relationship and the individual's account on HomeClass Nigeria.
    • As a mentor you must accept the boundaries of your mentoring program and refer your mentee to a professional when serious difficulties arise.
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