Opportunities with Mowgli this Autumn 2012 in                             Algeria!Mowgli Algeria is now recruiting mentors...
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Mowgli Algeria is now recruiting mentors for the pilot mentoring programmes which will take place in September and October 2012 (dates to be confirmed) in Algeria. Please note that the program will be conducted in French therefore applicants must be fluent in French.

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Opportunities with Mowgli this Autumn 2012 in Algeria

  1. 1. Opportunities with Mowgli this Autumn 2012 in Algeria!Mowgli Algeria is now recruiting mentors for the pilot mentoring programmes, the first of which willtake place in Autumn 2012 (September or October 2012 -dates to be confirmed) in Algeria. Read moreabout what’s involved in a Mowgli Mentoring Experience click here. Please note that the programwill be conducted in French therefore applicants must be fluent in French. This is an exciting volunteering opportunity in particular for the Algerian diaspora in Europe and for anyone who wishes to support the next generation of Algerian entrepreneurs. This programme is funded by the Arab Partnership Fund; a UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative to strengthen support to countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Mowgli and Medafco, our local partner will be running 3 programmes in 2012-13, training up to mentors, many of whom will be local Algerians, and supporting 36 carefully screened Algerian entrepreneurs for one year.This programme follows the format of our unique Mowgli Mentoring Experience. With 3-days ofintensive learning and relationship building, and support from our expert facilitators, you’ll develop aframework to work with your entrepreneur throughout the year, helping them grow and learn asbusiness owners. Click here to read about Mowgli mentoring.The mentees/entrepreneursMentees will be screened and selected based on a set of criteria, that look, among other aspects, at thefollowing: a developed business with a structure and secured funding, trade for at least a year,diligence and perseverance in establishing the business, personal qualities of leadership;commitment to mentoring for one year (minimum 2 hours per month plus the initial 3-dayprogramme) and willingness to pass on the benefits of mentoring when the process finishes.Click here to view Mowgli’s Criteria for ParticipationThe MentorsThe mentors will be identified and pre-qualified through a rigorous selection process, and are typicallyInternational successful business practitioners with varied industry experience. They would havetravelled, worked across borders and have a proven track record in the strategic side of business.The workshopOur year long Mowgli Mentoring Experience commences with an introduction to mentoring programmewhich incorporates mentee and mentor matching, relationship building and the development of aframework by which the mentee and mentor will operate for the remainder of the year long relationship.
  2. 2. The first 1,5 days involve the mentors only, providing them with knowledge and tools to participatesuccessfully in this experience. In the second part of the program, mentors and mentees will be pairedduring an accelerated relationship-building activity, followed by one-to-one sessions. The pairs will workon understanding each other while the mentee sets his business proposition as well as personaldevelopment plans coupled with measurable goals.Going forward, each mentee will drive the experience, while his/her mentor will react to the goals andobjectives and provide support in achieving them. Further interaction will take place by phone calls,emailing and messaging over a period of one year. Open up a Mowgli Mentoring Process Map formore detail about what the Mowgli programme (MME) involves, or visit our FAQ pages to findout more.The outcomesThe expected outcomes of this mentorship program are: enhanced chances of business success,guidance during key transitions and decisions in growing a business, understanding the value ofmentoring as a leadership development tool, learning the art of workingacross cultures and/or possible access to new markets.The venueThis experience will take place in a (remote & peaceful) resort in Algeria,away from the daily hassles. Participants will enjoy the amenities of thevenue, and some side activities such as walks or visit to local attractions.The CostsAll participating mentors are encouraged to make a minimum financial contribution which covers thecost of their participation on the Mowgli programme, and on this unique experience. Generally thiscontribution covers flights/travel costs and accommodation. Should mentors have difficulty meetingthese costs, consideration to a grant being made will be given in exceptional circumstances. Mowgli willdiscuss each mentor’s contribution individually at the interview stage of the application process.If you would like to be considered for the programme above, please go to Mowgli websitewww.mowgli.org.uk and submit an application via our online form. The deadline for applications forSeptember and October sessions is 1st August and 1st September 2012 consecutively.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------About MowgliThe Mowgli Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation. Our mission is to provide mentors who inspire, supportand empower entrepreneurs in achieving their business and personal potential, encouraging sustainable jobcreation and social and economic development. (www.mowgli.org.uk)

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