The success of the Ambassador Program relies on the support, encouragement, and empowerment of community through mentor-ship. Mentoring is a process for the informal transmission of knowledge, made possible through regular and supportive interaction.
We encourage mentors to be as open to learning from their mentees, as they are to teaching, for the benefit and growth of both individuals and the program as a whole.
Being an Ambassador mentor also requires a basic familiarity with the Ambassador Program’s tools and processes that the A-team has put in place to better streamline the way Ambassadors run their activities (see Tools).
New Mentors are nominated by the A-team or through self-nomination, which is the process of proclaiming your interest to your own mentor or to the A-team directly.
The mentor role comes with some very basic administrative tasks:
The mentor role is also important in the development and success of mentees, as future leaders of the program. These are the requirements of Ambassador mentor-ship: