Applications open now through to 6 September 2017

What's involved?

  • The Advancing Women in Construction Mentoring Program is a nine-month program commencing in September 2017
  • Mentor and Mentee interaction can be done virtually or face to face depending on location and personal preference
  • Mentors and Mentees will be expected to be in contact at least monthly either virtually or face to face, depending on location and personal preference.
  • Mentees and first-time mentors will also be expected to complete Art of Mentoring program training online to prepare them for their mentoring relationship
  • Mentees and Mentors will also be required to attend three one-hour webinars over the 9 month period – Program Launch Webinar, Program Progress Review Webinar and Program Close Webinar.

How can you benefit from this program?

Mentors

Do you want to:

  • Use your years of experience to contribute back to the industry?
  • Stay abreast of emerging issues relevant to the industry?
  • Further develop your mentoring skills such as listening, asking questions, guiding, providing feedback, communication and interpersonal skills?

Mentees

Do you want to:

  • Receive experienced guidance and support in the industry?
  • Receive excellent networking opportunities?
  • Receive feedback and developmental guidance?
  • Receive assistance in Identifying professional growth and career planning?

There will be an award given to one mentee on completion of the program. The award is a course of choice to the value of $3000 at Master Builders’ state-of-the-art “Building Leadership Simulation Centre” in Melbourne. Airfares, transfers and accommodation will be paid for by Master Builders Australia.

Key dates

Program Information Webinar 28 August 2017
Applications Close 6 September 2017
Program Launch Webinar 20 September 2017
Program Progress Review Webinar 14 March 2018
Program Close Webinar 25 July 2018

 

Get involved now!

For more information contact Jessica McIntyre, National Project Coordinator for Advancing Women in Building and Construction at on (02) 6202 8888

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Mentoring is important, particularly when that relationship occurs between members of the same industry. Research shows it's an extremely effective way for the mentor and mentee to develop new skills, navigate diverse issues and understand how to deal with people and problems. Mentoring predicts career success for our next generation.