Benefits for Mentors

Mentoring is a personal development strategy that encourages the sharing of known resources, expertise, values, skills, perspectives and experiences.

Research shows mentoring can have a positive influence on mentees, mentors and organisations in areas of professional development, productivity, promotion and retention. The main benefits for a Mentor are:

  • Satisfaction in enhancing skills in helping someone else to grow
  • Gain fresh perspectives through interaction
  • Further develops leadership skills including providing feedback, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Investing in the future of the Sector
  • Expand professional development network
  • Staying in touch with emerging issues
  • Opportunity to reflect on own practices
  • Cement role as subject matter experts and leaders

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Read Jenny Trethewey's profile The Benefits of Being a Mentor