For mentees, the scheme provides a great source of support from someone who is a few steps ahead. You can benefit from gaining practical advice, encouragement, increase your confidence, become more empowered to make decisions, identify goals and sense of direction, develop strategies, gain valuable insight whilst learning from the experiences of another.
For mentors, not only are you providing invaluable assistance to another you
will be developing transferable skills, increase your confidence and motivation, engage in a voluntary opportunity, and gain recognition for your skills and experience, benefit from a sense of fulfilment and personal growth.
Stepping Stones Peer Mentoring Scheme brings together women to form one-to-one mentoring relationships. It is a mutual way of learning both developing transferable skills. Through this special relationship peer mentors can provide advice, support and guidance that have positive influences for women.
Peer Mentoring is a voluntary scheme which is confidential, flexible, and fits around your availability. Stepping Stones provides training and on-going support for all mentors.