Peer support scheme: evaluation form questions to consider

How often you met with your mentee / mentor

Over what period did the mentoring process take place?

Around how many meetings did you have?

On average, how often would you meet?

On average, how long would your meetings last?

Your experience as a mentee / mentor

How would you rate your experience as a mentor / mentee on the scheme?

What were the most beneficial aspects of the mentoring scheme for you?

What aspects of the scheme could be improved?

What other support, if any, do you think CharityComms should provide?

Are there any other comments about your experience that you would like to share?

For mentors:

How strongly do you agree with the following statements about the benefits of being mentored (on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 meaning you strongly disagree and 5 meaning you strongly agree):

  • I enjoyed being able to share my knowledge and experience and help others progress in their career.
  • Being a mentor helped me to develop and build on my coaching and managerial skills.
  • It was interesting getting an insight into the working world at a different organisation.
  • I feel this has been a great career experience for me which will boost my CV.
  • I feel like I was a helpful mentor to my mentee.
  • I think it was a good mentoring match made by CharityComms.

Do you have any useful tips on being a mentor that we could share with other people volunteering for the role on our scheme?

For mentees:

How strongly do you agree with the following statements about the benefits of being mentored (on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 meaning you strongly disagree and 5 meaning you strongly agree):

  • The scheme provides useful advice, guidance and feedback from an experienced comms professional
  • A mentor can be a useful sounding board to bounce ideas around with and to gain inspiration from
  • Being mentored helped me to gain new perspectives and learn from the experiences of someone else
  • Being part of this scheme has improved my communication skills

Read more top tips and guidance about being a mentor in our resources section.