Wednesday 30th November – Meet a Mentor Session at Launch 22
Meet a Mentor is a four-month pre-employment mentoring programme for 18-26 year olds seeking entry to the creative and digital industries, delivered by School of Logical Progression (SLP) in partnership with Create Jobs.
We are delighted to be hosting the first of our four evening sessions through social enterprise and start up space Launch 22.
Through a structured series of workshops and meetings, mentors will offer mentees support, encouragement and advice on how to get that bit closer to employment in their chosen field in the creative and digital industries.
The evenings are structured sessions comprising time for the mentor and mentee to spend together working on the mentee’s goals, a group task led by a creative professional - e.g. creative problem solving, pitching & presenting techniques, digital skills training that all take part in, and end on a short ted-type talk from an inspirational speaker who has a tale to tell about their job and their journey to get there.
Mentors don’t need to have had previous experience of mentoring and there is no obligation to do anything outside of the structured sessions though if a bond develops and that naturally evolves then that is up to the mentor/mentee pairing.
Dates and times for the 2016-17 programme are: 6.00-8.30pm all Wednesday evenings November 30th, January 11th, February 8th, March 11th.
See links for more info on the 2017 programme, the pilot 2016 programme and a blog written for the RSA who supported the pilot.