Where can I find a mentor for free?

Here are a few resources to get you started on the path to finding a mentor:

  • MicroMentor. Free online mentor service that connects small business owners with business mentors.
  • SCORE Mentoring.
  • ACE Mentor Program.
  • TiE Global.
  • Mamas (Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association).

Is a mentor free?

Mentors are free, which makes them priceless in more ways than one. Typically, a mentoring relationship will grow organically through connections within your industry and network.

How do I become a mentor in DC?

Mentor Requirements

  1. Be at least 21;
  2. Have the health, energy and interest to spend time with a teen;
  3. Complete background clearances;
  4. Attend orientation and training;
  5. Have means of transportation or willingness to ride Metro to pick up mentee for outings;
  6. Make at least a two-year commitment to the mentoring relationship.

How much should you pay a mentor?

In our experience fees ranging from $50 to $3,000 have been charged, usually depending on the seniority of the cadre of mentors. We suggest that the sweet spot for most association-led programs would be $150-300 per mentee. As well as helping to fund the program, the fee also helps to qualify mentees.

How much do mentors get paid?

Mentor Salary

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $33,500 $2,791
75th Percentile $29,500 $2,458
Average $27,402 $2,283
25th Percentile $22,000 $1,833

Should I pay someone to mentor me?

As a general rule, you can expect to pay your mentor a little less than they might charge with their regular consultancy fees. This is because mentorship also offers benefits to the mentors themselves, above and beyond any money they might bring in. With that said, don’t expect mentors to come cheap, either.

Is it worth getting a mentor?

For those who have a mentor, 76% say the relationship is important. According to Harvard Business Review, 84% of CEOs who have mentors said they’ve avoided costly mistakes and became proficient in their roles faster, and 69% said mentors helped them make better decisions.

Did Bill Gates have a mentor?

Bill Gates, Founder and Technology Advisor, Microsoft Bill Gates is currently listed as the richest person in the world. The Harvard drop-out credits part of his success to his mentor, businessman and investor, Warren Buffet.

How much should I pay for mentoring?

Sessions (virtual, telephone, or in-person if the expert agrees) start at $50 an hour, though a quick look at the site finds that many folks charge more than $100 an hour.

What are the 3 C’s of mentorship?

Clarity, Communication, Commitment – the key to successful mentoring programmes.