Hope From Home

Hope From Home Mentorship Program

WHO WE ARE

HOPE FROM HOME MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Hope from Home Mentorship Program is a 1 on 1 Mentorship Program that meets the needs of those looking for a fulfilling long-lasting career and live with mental illness.

How Our Program Works
We are a year-long mentorship program with a commitment of 2 meetings a month. A mentee will meet with a mentor to work out barriers that may be keeping a mentee from finding and keeping work. The mentor will help the mentee with

1. Applying for a work from home job that meets mental health needs

2. Helping with interview skills

3. Helping with resume planning

4. Being a listening ear and support system through the entire job search process including interview and after a job is secured.

Who We Are:

-A mentorship program that is focused on supporting mentees in their journey to finding a job as opposed to providing mental health counseling
-A mentorship program that wants to guide individuals to long-lasting jobs
-Help support individuals struggling with mental health get to a place of stability in their career
-A program that stands for full inclusivity regardless of one’s background or struggles
-We are a diverse group of passionate individuals who want to positively impact the lives of those struggling with their mental health
Why We Created Program:
The program was created because through our own personal experience and statistics we discovered that working from home can be a better-suited option when working on improving/living with mental health

Apply to Be A Mentor

Mentors are volulteers with a heart for helping others and a knowledgeable of mental health and employment

Mentor Requirments

  • Have to be at least 21
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge about the organization
  • Technical competency
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Caring & Empathetic
  • Willing to support people through their issues
  • Resourceful
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Mentees decision to make if they want to see a mentor as a role model
  • Ability to be a positive partner
  • Support program improvements
  • Be non-judgmental in a honest, open and shame-free environment


Benefits of Being A Mentor

  • cGain leadership experience
  • Gain a greater knowledge of how mental health affects working adults
  • Enhance skills in interpersonal, listening, teamwork, and empathy skills
  • Develop and practice a more personal style of leadership
  • Positively impact the lives of those with mental health
  • Potential to combat mental health stigmas in the workplace
  • Potential to expand career network through knowledge gained

If you’re interested in being a mentor please fill out the application

Apply to Be A Mentee

Our mentees are people that live with mental illness and need help with finding and keeping employment.

When you apply for our program you will hear back from the program manager within 1 week with the next steps.

Applying to the program does not guarantee that you will be assigned a mentor, mentors are assigned based on availability. However, applying to the program does allow you to participate in our online community where we offer group support.

Mentee Requirments:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Open to growth and development
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Awareness of short term and long term goals
  • Ability to respect boundaries
  • Honor time commitments
  • Willingness to be honest, open, and shame free

 

Benefits of being a Mentee

  • Enable smoother transition into work from home workforce
  • Gain a support system
  • Financial and career training
  • Resume Planning
  • Gain self-confidence in approaching career decisions
  • Equipment grant opportunities
  • Career readiness

If you’re interested in being a mentor please fill out the application (Not currently accepting applicants)

NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP

Sign Up for News and Updates