Mentoring


Mentorship

What is a mentor for Smokinya Foundation?

Any experienced and enthusiastic professional (at least 2 years in their related field), well-connected to resources and networks who wants to make a positive difference in the Bulgarian society and help young Bulgarian OR international youth volunteers to pursue their career or life aspirations.
Motivated individual who can share their personal achievements, professional experience or even life experiences.
And is keen to develop relations with young organisation and the youth community.

Wants to be trained for mentoring skills?

We are looking for responsible and dedicate individuals who understand what is a commitment and are willing to give 5 hours of their time per month to someone who needs it. We understand the importance of this role and want to pull accountable individuals who will enjoy such a venture.
If this is you contact us via email info@smokinya.com .

The Responsibilities of a mentor in the Smokinya Foundation?
1. Being paired with up to 2 either/or Bulgarian or International mentees from an ongoing program.

2. Being available and dedicated to mentorship activities for a project period of time.
A time frame will be provided upon commitment.

This will require one or two meetings/working sessions per month.
Activities may include online meetings (e.g. Email, Messenger, Viber/WhatsApp, Skype, etc.) and one compulsory face2face meeting.

Communicate well your knowledge, including the steps of successful professional development and realization in Bulgaria or another country you have lived in. Smokinya Foundation will provide support in setting mentor-mentee agreements, will organize training workshops for the mentors, meetings with the mentees. Support materials – mentorship workbook and evaluation tools will be provided.

The training opening session for mentors and more information will be provided to the selected mentors.

Food for thought before you make a move.

What we want to know from you is why do you want to be a mentor for Smokinya Foundation?
Are you motivated to share your personal achievements, professional experience, or life experience?
Are you experienced and enthusiastic professional (at least 2 years in your related field), well-connected to resources and network who wants to make a positive difference in the Bulgarian society and help the youth population?

Take a minute to think about the best mentor you’ve ever had.
How did he or she support the development of your professional or personal plans and desires?

Are you ready? Contact us now!