QLD Mentoring

 

GENERAL INFORMATION


The NAWIC QLD Mentoring Program is NOW OPEN for applications.

The QLD chapter offer a formal, structured mentoring program, accessible to NAWIC members across all career stages. A complimentary element of QLD chapter membership, the program includes quarterly events offering tangible learning and networking opportunities, centred around a central unifying topic – running across the breadth of a given financial year (August– June). In addition to being paired with a dedicated mentor/mentee, our events offer unparalleled opportunities to build relationships with professionals from across the broadest spectrum of the industry possible. A typical iteration of the program is comprised of quarterly events running in collaboration with numerous industry partners, focussed on a central theme. 

For more information on the program or to enquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email [email protected].

Overview

The Queensland Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction’s Education and Mentoring Committee is calling for participants for this year’s Mentoring Program.

The Mentoring Program, targeted at women who are in all stages of their career in the Building and Construction Industry, connects students, trades people, recent graduates and also more accomplished professionals with NAWIC Members who are actively participating in the Building and Construction Industry, to offer their targeted advice and support. The Program aims to develop positive Mentoring partnerships, whilst also providing the opportunity to:

  • Improve career planning for female students, apprentices and recent graduates
  • Develop life skills to enhance career and workplace transitions
  • Reduce gender specific career attitudes within young women
  • Develop the Mentoring culture within NAWIC and build the capacity of Members to undertake formal Mentoring roles
  • Purpose

    NAWIC's mission is to improve the Australian construction industry through the greater participation of women and to contribute to the development of a world-class construction industry by providing leadership, representation and the promotion of women in construction to government, the construction industry and the media.

    NAWIC QLD considers the NAWIC Mentoring Program as one of the most important activities of the Council as it is directly associated to the objectives and missions of the NAWIC organisation. The Program aims to inspire women to continually strive for higher levels of performance and provide guidance on career pathways to enable them to achieve their career goals and aspirations. The Program is designed in line with sound Mentoring program principles and adheres to contemporary practices.

    Program Details and Dates

    The NAWIC QLD Education and Mentoring Committee will assess all applications and assign the Mentor/Mentee pairs. All persons will be notified when they have been matched with a Mentor/Mentee. NAWIC will do its best to accommodate all applicants. Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

    • Professionalism shown in the application process
    • Interests
    • Goals

    The program will formally commence with a Launch Event, where all Mentor and Mentee pairs meet and are given a detailed introduction to the Program. The committee will share tools and activities to assist discussion during Mentoring sessions. Mentoring pairs will have the opportunity to set out a formal program to help them meet and develop their individual objectives for the Mentoring relationship. NAWIC encourages all parties to attend this session, as the information provided at the workshop will provide a mentoring pair with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills, enabling them to commence their mentoring relationship in a positive way.

    There will be opportunities throughout the program for Mentors/Mentees to share feedback on their experiences of the Mentoring Program including suggestions for how NAWIC might develop and improve the program.

Scheduled Dates

 

Applications open – Monday 05/07/21

Applications close – Friday 30/07/21

Launch Event – proposed 26/08/21




Applications

Mentee Application

Mentor Application