Mentor Application

Mentor Application 1

Thank you for your interest in participating in the NEXUS Class of 2019. NEXUS Mentors are experienced leaders within their profession or/and community and whose character and commitment, we would like to see “duplicated” in the next generation.As part of the application process we are asking you to answer the mentor questionnaire no later than JUNE 1. The questionnaire will be key in matching you to your ideal protégé. It is important to the process to answer the questions as thoroughly as possible as well as be fully committed to the expectations outlined in the questionnaire. You will be contacted via email later this summer.

The mission of NEXUS is to encourage and equip the next generation of leaders for Memphis through proven mentoring, teaching, and service. To the best of your ability, can you commit yourself to the following expectations to ensure your leadership development in the upcoming NEXUS Class of 2019.

To attend the Opening Retreat on August 25, 2018; 8:30am-4:30pm
To fulfill the $500 Tuition Fee
To complete the assigned curriculum. (including books, articles, TED Talks, etc.)
To meet individually once per month with your Mentor/Protégé
To complete one Service Project organized and agreed upon by the NEXUS Class. (3-4 hour commitment)
To attend at least seven of the nine Thursday evening speaker sessions.

Each session begins with dinner at 5:30pm and ends promptly at 8pm.

The session dates are as follows:

  • September 6, 2018
  • October 4, 2018
  • November 1, 2018
  • December 6, 2018
  • January 3, 2019
  • February 2, 2019
  • March 7, 2019
  • April 4, 2019
  • May 2, 2019
Yes, at this time my schedule allows for my availably of the above requirements.Not at this time

MENTOR Questionnaire

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