Step-by-Step Guide

BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
  1. Review who can be a Mentor / Mentee pages
  2. Read the Mentor or Mentee application form
ONCE MATCHED UP WITH YOUR MENTEE/MENTOR
  1. Mentee contact your mentor to setup initial meeting
  2. Mentee and Mentor review tips pages
  3. Mentee and Mentor review Communication Tips page
  4. Mentee visit the Preparing for Your Initial Meeting page for tips on what to talk about
  5. Create an Initial Meeting Agenda and set realistic goals. Email a copy to your mentor before the meeting
INITIAL MEETING
  1. Get to know each other and discuss goals
  2. Mentee record action items
  3. Mentee set up meeting time for next meeting
  4. Choose a few Initial Meeting topics for your next meeting
  5. Complete and return Relationship Agreement to the OCA
  6. If there are any challenges please contact OCA immediately
ONGOING MEETINGS
  1. Mentee create an ongoing meeting agenda. Email a copy to your mentor before the meeting
  2. Choose a few ongoing meeting topics you would like to discuss in your next meeting
  3. Alternatively select networking or other activities you can participate together in
  4. Mentee and mentor review and discuss action items from last meeting
  5. Mentee record action items
  6. Mentee set up meeting time for next meeting
  7. If there are any challenges please contact OCA immediately
MID-PROGRAM MEETING & EVALUATION
  1. Discuss and evaluate your progress, refer to OCA Mid-Program Evaluation. Your evaluation form will be sent to you via email
  2. Complete the OCA Mid-Program Evaluation and submit to OCA three months into the program. The mentee and mentor should each fill out their own copy of this evaluation form
  3. Review article How to Re-energize your Mentoring Relationship
END OF THE PROGRAM
  1. Thank each other for their support
  2. Decide if you will remain in contact with each other
  3. Complete Mentee & Mentor final evaluation forms and submit to OCA. Your evaluation form will be sent to you via email
  4. Here are a few helpful guidelines for your final meeting
  5. Upon conclusion of the program, obtain CE credits and a Certificate of Completion (participants will receive this upon meeting the terms of the program, please refer to the Application Agreement for further details)

Stay tuned for our new monthly Mentorship e-bulletin which will include tips, articles and activities to help you throughout the program.