Invest in your future, develop the leader in you!
Continuing PAA values through mentoring
The PAA Mentor Program is designed to support PYA and PAA members through connections with effective corporate executives, business owners and professionals for a rigorous mentorship experience to help them further their knowledge, experience, and understanding of career related skills and resources in order to become more successful.
The main goal of the program is to connect Mentors with Mentees through a mentorship experience in order to support Mentees with performance or career exploration. Mentors are recruited professionals and include corporate executives, small business owners & professionals from a variety of occupations. Mentees will be high school or college students or aspiring professionals that are current and paid PYA/PAA members.
Increases knowledge and skills Expands professional network Enhances and expands leadership abilities Receives guidance Increases opportunities for career advancement.
Invests in the future by actively participating in developing future leaders.
Obtains a fresh perspective and new insights.
Develops stronger leadership and coaching skills.
Offers an opportunity to pass on a legacy.
Each mentor is requested to make a year commitment to mentoring. Each mentee is required to make a 3 month commitment to working with a mentor. Weekly phone or e-mail contact combined with a total of 4-6 hours of mentoring each month. All mentoring activities must be reported to the Mentor Program Coordinator at the end of each month.
Mentor Application Mentee Application Mentee Guide Mentor Guide
Criteria to be a Mentee or Mentor in the PAA Mentor Program are: A passion and interest in continuous learning and self-development The willingness and motivation to participate and commitment to fulfill the requirements of the program. Mentees must be members in good standing of the PAA or PYA and at least 18 years of age.
Mentee Monthly report