Thank you for your interest to volunteer to be a mentor in the Presidential Digital Talent Programme (PDTP).
A mentor under the PDTP is a volunteer management or ICT professional from the private or public sector with experience in the sector, and who is willing to help and guide the intern’s professional development. The expertise, knowledge, insight, wisdom, perspective, experience of the mentor is the source of learning in the PDTP mentorship relationship.
The following are preferred qualifications and qualities of the volunteer PDTP mentor; an individual who: Has academic qualifications in the technical areas identified under the PDTP programme, namely:
Has private or public sector experience, preferably in the mid to high level management/technical positions.
Is willing to commit time for mentorship and focus on the mentee learning needs.
Is able to give the intern the inside view of what really goes on in the “real world.”
Has a mature approach to life (Note: Age is not a single, qualifying factor)
Is willing and able to spend own time, energy, and resources for the development and improvement of the intern.
Applications, including database management systems, web, etc.
Other related skills
Is a conscientious and law abiding citizen.
Is a high achiever and models winning behaviours
Is open-minded, and able to provide positive feedback.
Is able to maintain high levels of confidentiality, social and professional ethics.
NOTE:The information you provide will be used to assist the Mentorship Office match you with the right Mentee and to develop your mentor profile.