Mentor Eligibility

Thank you for your interest to be a mentor in our Kaleidoscope Mentoring Program (KMP)!  We’d love to have you on board.
Documents Needed: Please have your updated resume/CV and your National Police Clearance certificate, issued in the last 6 months, ready to upload.  If you do not have a police clearance, the City of Stirling can apply for one on your behalf (at no cost to you).

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible you must
  1. have worked for at least 2 years in your field in Australia 
  2. have a combination of industry knowledge and network contacts in your field that you want to share with our mentees
  3. are thinking about your professional legacy and what you will contribute toward your organisation and the people who work with you
  4. have a National Police Clearance Certificate issued within the last 6 months. 
  5. commit a minimum of 24 hours of your time over 3 months for mentoring (18 hours towards mentoring and 2 hours each for attending an Orientation session, Cultural Competency session and Graduation Ceremony).
The information we collect in this application will help us match you with a suitable mentee. We encourage you to provide us with as much information as possible about your professional experience, skills and expertise.

Intake Timeline: The timeline for the proposed intake is as follows:
  • 1 Oct 2019 Applications open
  • 31 Oct 2019 Mentor/Mentee applications close
  • 13 Dec 2019 Communicate the matches to the mentors/mentees
  • 17 Dec 2019 Confirm all mentee/mentor matches
  • Week beginning  3 Feb 2020 Orientation session - KMP 2020 Cycle 1 starts
  • Week beginning 17 Mar 2020 KMP Cultural Competency Training
  • 7 May 2020 Graduation Ceremony - KMP 2020 Cycle 1 closes
Others: The application should take about 15 minutes. Make sure to tick off the terms & conditions in the KMP Code of Conduct before you submit your application. If you encounter an error, please email Cema Santos, Mentoring Coach, with a description of the error(s).

Privacy Notice: Your information collected in this application form will be held in confidence and will be protected in a manner that satisfies the requirement of the applicable legislation. Your personal information will be retained in a secure manner and will be shared with the Department of Social Services for reporting purposes.

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* 1. Please confirm that you meet all the eligibility criteria below.

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* 2. How did you first find out about the program?