Mentorship Program

Applications for 2021 Mentorship Program NOW OPEN

 

Announcing the 2021 BCAC Mentorship Program!

BCAC’s Youth Engagement Committee announces the 2021 BCAC Mentorship Program, which will begin in early autumn and run for a six-month period. To participate in the program as a Mentor or Mentee, an online application with a current resume and two references must be submitted:

Apply as a Mentor: https://bit.ly/36k3qGk

Apply as a Mentee: https://bit.ly/3jUkv1F

Timeline details:

Application window opens: July 20, 2021
Application window closes: Aug 20, 2021

Candidates will be notified: Late August – Early September

Mentorship Program begins: Late September – Early October

 

Benefits of participating as a Mentee in BCAC’s Mentorship Program include:

  • Receive personalized support, encouragement, and practical guidance from established aviation leaders
  • Learn from the life experiences, perspectives, and insights of industry professionals
  • Increase your social, academic, and professional confidence
  • Identify or clarify your goals and establish a sense of direction
  • Gain valuable insight into the next phase(s) of your life
  • Become more empowered to make better informed career and life decisions
  • Develop your communication and leadership skills
  • Develop strategies and resilience to navigate personal, academic, and professional challenges
  • Make new friends and connections within the BC’s aviation community

Benefits of participating as a Mentor in BCAC’s Mentorship Program include:

  • Give back to the industry and help develop tomorrow’s aviation leaders
  • Make a meaningful difference in BC’s aviation community
  • Share your life experiences, perspectives, and industry insights– Develop your coaching capacity and relationship-building skills
  • Increase your engagement and influence within the youth aviation community
  • Strengthen connections and gain recognition as an industry leader
  • Utilize and improve your communication and leadership skills
  • Reinforce industry knowledge and expertise while learning from today’s youth; lead by example in maintaining a learning mindset
  • Enhance your CV and your own personal growth from your experience in a mentoring role

Support and guide our young people through the continuation of COVID-19 challenges; inspire them to maintain hope, motivation, and their passion for aviation

 

Eligibility guidelines to participate in BCAC’s Mentorship Program are outlined below.

 

Candidates for the role of Mentee in the 2021 BCAC Mentorship Program should meet the following requirements:

1. Be a current BCAC member.*

2. Reside within the province of British Columbia.

3. Be at least 18 years of age.

4. Be enrolled in college, recently graduated from college, changing careers to pursue aviation, or new to aviation.

5. Be prepared and willing to make a six-month commitment to the program, which will include a minimum of 12 mentoring hours.

6. Be willing to co-create a meaningful mentorship experience with their mentor.

7. Completed application form including current resume/CV.

*BCAC Student Memberships are free, for more membership information  and registration click here: https://bit.ly/360Oa0n.

Candidates for the role of Mentor in the 2021 BCAC Mentorship Program should meet the following requirements:

1. Be established in a career within the aviation industry.

2. Reside within the province of British Columbia.

3. Be prepared and willing to make a six-month commitment to the program, which will include a minimum of 12 mentoring hours.

4. Be willing to co-create a meaningful mentorship experience with their mentee.

5. Completed application form including current resume/CV.

Note: Previous experience as a mentor is not required to participate in the program but would be greatly beneficial.

 

Apply as a Mentor: https://bit.ly/36k3qGk

Apply as a Mentee: https://bit.ly/3jUkv1F

 

This Mentorship Program has been created to support British Columbia’s Youth Aviation Community through the challenges of COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 and is free of charge to participate. Those not accepted into the program this year due to limited spacing will be waitlisted and given priority in 2022. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Youth Engagement Committee at info@bcaviationcouncil.org.