Industry Mentor Program
As a mentor for the Ohio ProStart® program, you will play different roles at different times, according to your student and teacher needs. Mentors help students make the connection between their present performance and their future. Mentors provide overall support for student goals, career competence and character development in the following ways:
Teacher: Instructs students in various areas not limited to job tasks.
Supervisor: Gives direction. Thinks in terms of how students fit into the needs of the organization.
Coach: Provides motivation and information to help students meet performance expectations. Gives ongoing feedback and encouragement.
Counselor: Helps students work through problems or attitudes that affect job performance.
Role Model: Leads by example. Helps students develop effective professional skills and habits.
Interested in Becoming a Mentor?
If you are interested in becoming an Industry Mentor, please contact Sharon K.M. Fish, ORAEF Executive Director, at 877-442-9374 or e-mail email@example.com. It is an extremely rewarding experience!