Sign up to the new Disability Connect reverse mentoring scheme

Are you interested in sharing your experience of having a disability to help inform employers and improve their workplace and practices?

The Disability Connect Mentoring Scheme is a new reverse mentoring initiative where student mentors offer their unique insights to help business leaders increase their disability awareness and inform strategies to attract and retain the best talent.

As a mentor, you will share your thoughts and knowledge of disability during education, employment or the job recruitment process.

No previous mentoring experience is required, and you won’t be expected to know everything or have all the solutions. Your roles will be to listen to what your mentee has to say and pro-actively help and guide them to reach their goals.

You will receive full training and be provided with a package that covers what mentoring is and how it works, mentee case studies, goal setting, hints and tips and more.

Each mentoring placement will last for six months, with a 1-hour mentoring session taking place every month. The sessions will be delivered remotely, and so this opportunity is available to students in any location across the UK.

The role is voluntary but all student mentors will receive a £25 voucher for every session completed.

This is a great opportunity to work with a mentee in business to help them discover and implement positive change. Click here to find out more and how to apply.


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