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LGPro Mentoring Program - Enrolement of Mentors and Mentees

Program Enrolment

The LGPro Mentoring Program is specially tailored to officers working in Local Government in Victoria irrespective of position, discipline, band, level or location.

Eligibility for Mentors

  • Currently employed in, or recently retired from Local Government
  • Must be a fully paid LGPro Member or Fellow on the date of commencement of the program series
  • Have support and sign off by the Human Resource/Organisational Development Manager or Director and the person you report directly to
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • A proven track record in managing teams and/or projects
  • Be prepared to enter into a partnership agreement and to honor the work plan established with the mentee
  • Commitment to upholding the confidentiality of the mentee
  • Be available and prepared to actively participate in mentor orientation and all program debrief sessions (refer to Program intake timetable and training dates)

Eligibility for Mentees

  • Be currently working in Local Government in Victoria
  • Have support and sign off by the Human Resource/Organisational Development Manager or Director and the person you report directly to
  • Be prepared to enter into a partnership agreement and to honor the work plan established with the mentor
  • Commitment to upholding the confidentiality of the mentor
  • Be available and prepared to actively participate in mentor orientation and all program debrief sessions (refer to Program intake timetable and training dates)

Becoming an LGPro Member (criteria for Mentors only)

While there is no cost to become an LGPro mentor, it is a requirement of the Program that all approved Mentors are current members or Fellows of LGPro. LGPro membership is $405.00 (incl GST). If you are unsure of your membership status, please call the LGPro Office on 03 9268 6400 or email info@lgpro.com

If you are not a current LGPro member or Fellow but would like to participate as a mentor in this Program, we would encourage you to still complete the expression of interest. A representative from the LGPro office will then contact you regarding the requirements and options for membership.

Program Intake & Training Dates

Series 2 (2017)

  • Program Orientation Day - Thursday 10 August 2017
  • Mid-Program Review Workshop - Wednesday 29 November 2017
  • Final Program Debrief Workshop - Thursday 19 April 2018
 

Local Government ProfessionalsLGPro is the peak body for Local Government professionals in Victoria. It develops and delivers high quality professional development activities and services, facilitates positive communication between the sector and the State and Federal Governments, representing the views of officers where this expert advice is required in the consultation process on legislation and policy and program development.

Local Government Professionals - Level 3/58 Lorimer Street Docklands VIC 3008 - 03 9268 6400 - www.lgpro.com