National Virtual Mentoring Program

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The Mentoring Effect

Individuals who have a mentor are more likely to obtain leadership roles, to volunteer in their community, and to have better professional outcomes.

BECOME A MENTOR

NPowerMATCH mentors will commit to two six-month student pairings with weekly interactions as part of NPower’s National Virtual Mentoring Program. 

The NPowerMATCH online platform is a dedicated communication resource providing weekly guided discussion topics and virtual coaching sessions. Mentoring areas of focus include: career readiness, professional personal branding, leadership skills, financial education, ethical self-promotion, critical-thinking skills, problem-solving skills, verbal and written communication, and “soft skills” development.

Previous mentoring experience is not necessary, our team will get you up to speed and ready to mentor!

Mentor Commitment

  • A 12 month commitment*
  • 1 hour per week on the NPowerMatch engagement and learning platform
  • A minimum of 1 hour per month for video chats

*Shorter cycles (minimum of 6 months) considered on an individual basis

Mentor Qualifications

  • Interest in technical/digital careers preferred but not required. No specific field of expertise needed
  • At least three years of professional experience or NPower alumni with at least one year of work experience
  • Internet to access NPowerMATCH portal and video conference capabilities
  • Interest in supporting underrepresented populations; ability to offer advice without judgement
  • Sincere desire to be a developer of people; proven ability to be consistent and reliable
  • Proactive communication and correspondence; strong listening and writing skills
  • Holds self and others to high standards and expectations

HOW TO BECOME A MENTOR 

Apply-Screen-Train-Match!

APPLY

Prospective mentors will complete an online application (approximately 10 minutes)

SCREEN

30 minute 1:1 interview occurs to further screen applicants for commitment, consistency, and fit

TRAIN

Selected mentors will attend an orientation, receive preparation materials, and a point of contact for troubleshooting

MATCH

Pairings are matched based on results of the application algorithm; pairs are ready to be matched a month before the program begins. 

Next Mentoring Cycle Begins November 2021

APPLICATION PERIOD

Now–November 2021

Apply early for these in-demand opportunities!

How to Apply

2

Launch the App or Sign in on Web

Enter access code when prompted: 36cccc

3

Create Username and Password

Register an Account

4

Complete application questions

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