Role of the Mentor Leader
To partner up each New member with a Mentor
To provide training and guidance to new Mentors
To provide on-going guidance to all Mentors
To gauge progress by meeting with the Mentor and New Member periodically
Mentor Leaders Qualities
You must have time to spend with a member - at least 15 minutes each week to help with speeches and questions.
You should be willing to provide whatever it takes to help the mentee.
Tact and diplomacy are vital. Always be careful to say and do things that will motivate and encourage the mentee. Be loyal and take care not to betray mentee's confidences.
A mentor respects the differences between himself, the mentee, and others.
You must accept that mentees may make decisions with which you may not agree.
Supportive of the Club.
Show your pride in Parliament Hill Toastmasters and what it has done - and can do - for members.
Be familiar with the Club, its operations, the educational program, and Toastmasters International organization.
You need to be self-assured and friendly.
A good listener.
A mentor must listen carefully. You can enable the mentee to articulate the problem and sort things out.
Concerned about others.
You must care about other people and truly want to help them.