Certification Plan Workshop. May 7, 2014 Version 1.1. What We Will Cover. Mentor Program Overview Certification Stories Behavioral Styles Volunteer Opportunities Certification Planning Volunteer Sign-up today. Purpose of Mentor Program.
May 7, 2014
50 hours in 13 months?
It’s not about the hours
Tend to ask “what”
Like to win
Like to have the last say
Potential Liabilities: Impatient, Insensitive, Autocratic
Tend to ask “how”
Potential Liabilities: Indecisive, Too Detailed, Risk Adverse
Mentee – May want to find own projects
Mentor – Overbearing or will want more involvement
Mentee – May want plan w/ dates; stress if not getting hours
Mentor – Could take too long to help mentee make decision
Mentee – Lots of ideas with trouble following through
Mentor – May find it difficult to follow-up w/ mentee
Mentee – May be in it for personal contact; may want more interaction
Mentor – May be more concerned w/ how mentee feels than if they are finding activities
Let them be in charge of something
Allow freedom to do things their own way
Provide them with info
Provide some structure
Get excited with them – show some emotion
Inspire them to bigger & better accomplishments
Be supportive & show you care
Give them specific plans & activities to be accomplished
What style are you?
A “project” is defined as a work effort that:
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Master Gardener Certification Plan
June MGA Meeting _____
July __________________________________________ _____
August MGA Meeting _____