FIND A MENTOR
The first step in finding a mentor is to learn more
about the mentoring program and how the program will help you achieve your
personal and professional goals. What will you get out of it? You will get a
listening ear, valuable direction, gaps filled in, doors opened, different
The Coast Guard Mentoring Program recommends
following these eight steps:
- Learn what mentoring is all about.
- Review mentoring suggestions.
- Make a match.
- Have your first meeting.
- Continue the partnership.
- Have a six-month check-up.
- Continue with personal growth.
- Conclude the mentoring partnership
Here at the Training Center, we have grouped skills and knowledge to help
direct you to the right mentoring resource - either short term or long term
mentoring. Follow one of the links listed below to find the right local
person who can help you meet your personal and professional goals.
There are many people attached to the Training Center who are
presently taking college courses. Some are doing it through a long distance
learning program via the Internet while others are attending local colleges.
Some have studied and passed CLEP and DANTES exams. They are striving to
reach personal and professional goals they have set for themselves.
To Be an Education Mentor. If you are one of those
people, you can be a great asset for our members who want to get started
with their education, but just need some help on the proper steps to take.
By sharing a little of your time it will greatly enhance our quality of
service to our people. If you are willing to give a little of your time,
please fill out the application provided and submit it to the CMC
through your supervisor. Please provide a detailed list of the classes that
you have taken in the past and present and anything else that you would
think would be useful information for a person looking for a mentor in
To Seek an Education Mentor. Follow the eight steps
to find a mentor and contact one of the mentors listed below or someone else
who may be a good match for you. For more guidance in finding a mentor,
review the Mentoring Training Guide: So you want to find a mentor.
Good leaders must have the courage to face conflict constructively,
use effective communication to manage performance, and articulate
performance expectations to subordinates. The role of leadership entails
having the courage to lead by example. Those in leadership positions are
expected to inspire and motivate others with their own behaviors, attitudes,
skills and confidence. As members of the Coast Guard, we pride ourselves in
actions that meet the highest professional and moral standards. We have
great leaders around our Training Center that have the capability to inspire
and motivate others to lead. By volunteering your time as a mentor, it will
clearly enhance our quality of service to our people.
TO BE A LEADERSHIP MENTOR
If you are willing to share your time and experience with others and meet
the below criteria, please fill out this application and submit it to the
Command Master Chief through your Supervisor. Leadership mentors will be
selected based on the following criteria.
Mentors must have demonstrated leadership abilities
and broad management skills.
Mentors must be military or civilian members with
extensive experience, maturity, and exemplary performance.
Mentors must have good interpersonal and
communications skills. Leadership mentoring involves coaching, counseling,
and active listening during meetings with the mentee.
Mentors must be a highly motivated and live by our
corps values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty.
TO SEEK A LEADERSHIP MENTOR
Follow the eight steps to find a mentor and contact one of the mentors
listed below or someone else who may be a good match for you. For more
guidance in finding a mentor, review the Mentoring Training Guide: So you
want to find a mentor.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND
It is important for everyone to set professional and personal goals
and map out a successful future. Many people at the Training Center have
done just this - and have achieved success. Everyone can learn from these
successes - and some of the not so successful moments along the way. If you
are interested in setting and pursuing goals for advancement, applying for
advanced education opportunities, deciding on a rate, managing your finances
or the countless other career challenges we face every day - now is the time
to get help!
TO BE A CAREER DEVELOPMENT
If you are one of those people who confidently sets goals and
achieves them and is willing to share your experience with others, please
fill out the mentor application provided and submit it to the
CPO Sean Boone.
TO SEEK AN CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Follow the eight steps to find a mentor and contact one of
the mentors listed below or someone else who may be a good match for you.
For more guidance in finding a mentor, review the Mentoring Training Guide:
So you want to find a mentor.
Friends helping friends...shipmates helping shipmates. As we are
such a mobile population, it takes a great deal of time and effort to learn
about each new community into which we move. By the time we finally get the
hang of it, it is time to relocate-this knowledge is then lost to newcomers.
The type of information that would be helpful includes information on: our
local school systems including special circumstances in regards to the needs
of our children; shopping and recreational activities; educational
opportunities for adults; churches and religious programs; access to medical
care. All of this information is invaluable to families just moving into the
area or ones that are starting out on new journeys in their life.
If you have a specific family need or relocation
issue, the Work-Life Staff is available to assist you.
To Be a Family Issues Mentor. If you think you can
have information that could be beneficial to others and would like to be a
supportive listener or mentor, your services are greatly appreciated and
needed. By sharing a little of your time and experiences, you can greatly
enhance the quality of service and the quality of life of other members of
the Coast Guard Family. Please fill out the application provided and submit
it to the Training Center Cape May's CMC.
To Seek a Family Issues Mentor. Follow the eight
steps to find a mentor and contact one of the mentors listed below or
someone else who may be a good match for you. For more guidance in finding a
mentor, review the Mentoring Training Guide: So you want to find a mentor.