Do you see yourself taking interest in helping another individual develop into a successful professional? Do you see yourself offering continuous guidance and support? Do you see yourself capable of forming a personal, as well as a professional relationship with a mentee?

Do you have what it takes to fulfill the significant responsibilities of mentorship? Are you accessible with your time? Can you guide, provide insight, offer advice, motivate, and be a positive influence?

Good mentors are able to share life experiences and wisdom, as well as technical expertise.

Qualities of a Good Mentor

Before embarking on the mentorship journey, a few things need to be understood about what makes a good mentor and what is expected of them before assuming this rewarding role. Do you share the qualities and skills of good mentors?

  • Do you have a respectful attitude?
  • Can you practice understanding?
  • Do you have the ability to give honest and direct feedback?
  • Can you demonstrate empathy?
  • Are you a good listener?
  • Are you a good observer?
  • Are you a good problem-solver?
  • Do you have enthusiasm to share your expertise?
  • Do you have eagerness to invest in others?
  • Do you have the knowledge and expertise to mentor?
  • Are you available with your time to commit for at least a year?
  • Are you willing to complete a feedback form at the end of one year?

Rewarding Benefits

  • Gain personal growth and satisfaction from giving back
  • Improve leadership and communication skills
  • Enrich personal understanding of various cultures
  • Enhance professional relationships
  • Become part of a community of like-minded people

Get Involved

The Amali Mentorship Network is open to professionals with a minimum of seven years of experience in the workforce. If you are interested and have what it takes to be a good mentor, join our mentoring community.