NFDA/YFP Mentorship Program - Mentor Information


Program Requirements

  • AIM
  • Mentors must be willing to assume the appropriate roles as defined below.
  • In order to participate in this program, mentees and mentors must complete their respective applications.
  • Participants need to be willing to make a minimum twelve-month commitment. 
  • Mentees may only have one mentor at a time.
  • Mentors need not be from NFDA member companies, but priority will be given to mentors from member companies.
  • Mentors and mentees must be available to provide periodic feedback to NFDA and YFP regarding the program

Role of Mentor

  • Mentors need to complete the Mentorship Program Application Form - Mentors.
  • Mentors are responsible for meeting with their mentees on a regular basis.
  • When mentees give mentors call topics in advance, mentors are encouraged to think about resources and experiences that can speak to that issue.
  • Mentors are responsible for attending calls in a timely manner and providing as much advance notice as possible of conflicts requiring rescheduling.
  • Mentors should not offer employment to their mentees during the mentorship period.
  • Mentors are requested to serve in a supportive and nurturing role, encouraging their mentee's professional development and growth.

The deadline to submit an application is November 1, 2022. Mentors and mentees will be notified of their match in early December.

Click here to submit your application to become a mentor!