- learn along with the mentee
- listen carefully (develop excellent listening skills)
- share resources and knowledge
- give feedback
- be approachable
- encourage self-reflection with questions and comments
- follow up with communication after the experience
- Keep your confidentiality.
Peer Mentors don't
- spread negativity
- break trust
- think they are the experts
- assume anything
- go in with any pre-conceived notion.
- and make any assumptions about the situation