Comments from Previous Participants
'Highly valuable not only for the individual
participants, but also to the respective organisations who will be
gaining significant extra benefit from participating staff
'I have had a difficult year professionally and I have found
my mentor to be very supportive, helping me to gain perspective on
issues and identify action points which I can address'
'For me the best part of the scheme is networking with other
mentors and my mentee – sharing best practice and ideas'
'I have found it very useful for help with directing /
evaluating and grounding at a time when I am undertaking major
Yorkshire Accord Mentoring Scheme
The Yorkshire Accord Mentoring Scheme is a cross organisational
mentoring scheme. It aims to provide individuals with personal
and professional development, support and challenge by offering the
opportunity to work on a one-to-one basis with an individual
from a different organisation in a mentoring
Every year York St John University secure 10 places on the
scheme and offer staff the opportunity to apply as either
a a mentee (the person being mentored) or a mentor.
The organisations joining York St John University and
participating in the 2012 scheme will include:
- City of York Council
- Hambleton District Council
- Harrogate Borough Council
- North Yorkshire County Council Adult & Community
- North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
- North Yorkshire Police
- North Yorkshire & York Primary Health Care Trust
- Ryedale District Council
- Selby District Council
- York College
- Yorkshire Ambulance Service
- Askham Bryan College
- Richmondshire District Council
How do I apply?
The Mentoring Scheme is open to all members of York St
John staff who will benefit from it. Places are limited and
there is a formal application process. Mentors and mentees
are recruited annually between September and November.
The application process for the 2013 has now commenced.
form for Mentee
form for Mentor
Please return completed Application forms to Amanda Finn,
Staff Development Adviser, by
Friday 2 November 2012
If you have any questions or would like further information
please contact Amanda Finn on 6308
How do I find out more about the scheme?
The following information may be of interest,
alternatively Contact Staff
Development for more information