An Opportunity to Help Others and Yourself

​Mentoring is a power-free, two-way mutually beneficial learning situation where the mentor provides advice,shares knowledge and experiences and teaches using a low pressure self-discovery approach.

   The Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Executive Board

       Presents The 2019 – 2020 Inter-Agency Mentoring Program

Created to leverage the knowledge, skills and abilities of employees whose agencies participate in the DFWFEB, the Inter-Agency Mentoring Program’s goal is to develop stronger employees within the federal government.

                                               

Expectations

Mentors

Strong interpersonal skills
Knowledge of their agency and programs
Exhibits strong leadership skills
Technical competence
Willingness to help others with career growth
Good communication skills
Strong professional network and resources
Good listener
Sense of personal power

Mentees

Commitment to self-improvement and the program.
Desire for learning and growth
Proactive about personal and professional development
Open to feedback and constructive guidance
Be self-reflective

Benefits

For individuals, the DFWFEB Interagency Mentoring Program is designed to foster collaboration, expand the breadth of knowledge about the Federal government, be a safe place for the interchange of ideas, build confidence of all participants, increase knowledge, encourage growth, lead to employee retention, and provide a fresh perspective that is not tied to an established agency’s mindset.

For employers, the benefits of having mentors and mentees are: improved employee interaction contributing to higher job performance, the development of partnerships and allies, enhances a positive environment and provides a clear understanding of expectations for mentees, increases the retention by increasing comfort levels of employees, and a higher level of employee commitment and loyalty.

                                   Forms To Apply for Mentor 

 Timeline

  • August 27 – Application Period Opens for Mentors and Mentees
  • September 20 – Application Period Closes
  • August 28 through October 17 – Applications Reviewed and Matches Made
  • Weeks of October 22 to November 5 – Memos sent Introducing Mentor to Mentee with an Invitation to the Kick Off Event
  • November 6 – Program Launch Event – 1:00 – 3:00PM – Arlington Public Library:

       George W Hawkes Downtown Library 100 S. Center Street Arlington, TX 76010

  • Oct 2019 through April 2020: Quarterly Check-Ins
  • May 2020 – Graduation and Thank You Event

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                    DFW FEB MENTORING PROGRAM WEBSITE