Here are the most frequently asked questions associated with mentoring and the Department of Corrections. Please browse through the questions to see if there is an answer to the question you have.
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Mentoring is a one-to-one relationship based on encouragement, constructive comments, openness, mutual trust, respect, and a willingness to learn and share. It exists between a more experienced employee (sometimes, but not necessarily, a supervisor) and a less experienced employee (e.g. a student).
The mentor is a model, a motivator and a counselor to the student. The mentor's responsibilities include:
Mentors, while often very different in personality or management style, have several characteristics in common. A good mentor:
The opportunity to:
Yes, there is a brief application you can download by clicking here.
Absolutely! When you complete your time sheet information in People First, simply put in the number of hours you mentored. The code is "0044".
You are entitled, with your supervisor’s final approval, to one hour of administrative leave each week and up to five hours per month.