Help on Your Professional Journey
At AIHA, mentorship is open to all through your membership, providing access to valuable resources and opportunities. Join our network of dedicated professionals in the field of occupational and environmental health and safety, and embark on a journey of growth, learning, and collaboration.
Mentors have the opportunity to earn up to 5 CM points for their valuable contributions in this six-month program, providing an intensive and focused experience for both mentors and mentees.
Mentees can earn badges to showcase their accomplishments and elevate their professional presence, fostering a dynamic exchange that bridges experience and innovation.
This collaboration unites wisdom with fresh perspectives, enhancing the mentee's professional development while keeping mentors in sync with industry trends. It's an invigorating partnership that propels careers and nurtures a close-knit, intergenerational community within our profession.
Streamlined Mentoring Experience
- Seamlessly Join: Our enrollment process is hassle-free and user-friendly.
- Intelligent Pairing: Experience smart matching that connects you with the perfect mentor or mentee.
- On-the-Go Access: Stay connected anytime, anywhere with our mobile-friendly platform.
- Sync With Your Schedule: Effortlessly integrate mentoring events with your calendar.
- Open Communication: Connect and collaborate with ease through our online platform.
- Earn Points: Mentors can earn up to 5 CM points for their valuable contributions.
- Earn Badges: Showcase your accomplishments and elevate your professional presence by sharing them on social media
Tips for Mentors:
1. Active Listening: As a mentor, one of your key roles is to listen actively to your mentee. Give them your full attention, ask open-ended questions, and show empathy. Understanding their needs and concerns is crucial for providing valuable guidance.
2. Share Your Experiences: Draw from your own experiences and insights to offer practical advice. Share your successes, challenges, and lessons learned to help your mentee navigate their own path more effectively.
3. Set Clear Goals: Establish clear and achievable goals for the mentoring relationship. Define the scope, expectations, and desired outcomes. This clarity helps both you and your mentee stay focused and measure progress.
Tips for Mentees:
1. Be Open to Feedback: Actively seek feedback from your mentor and be receptive to their guidance. Constructive criticism can help you improve and develop your skills.
2. Communicate Expectations: Clearly communicate your expectations and goals for the mentoring relationship. Share what you hope to achieve and how your mentor can assist you in reaching those goals.
3. Take Initiative: Don't wait for your mentor to drive the relationship. Take initiative by scheduling meetings, preparing questions, and actively engaging in the mentorship. The initiative demonstrates your commitment to your own growth.
|What You Can Get Out of Mentoring:|
|For Mentors:||For Mentees:|
|1. Enhance your leadership skills.||1. Gain valuable insights and knowledge.|
|2. Develop a sense of fulfillment by giving back.||2. Receive personalized guidance for your career.|
|3. Gain fresh perspectives and ideas.||3. Develop crucial skills and self-confidence.|
|4. Strengthen your professional network.||4. Expand your professional network.|
One of my mentors really helped me push and get involved and into AIHA. It was the gentle nudge that has really helped me..."
Srinivas Durgam, CIH, CSPFormer AIHA Board member