(CHC)2 participants will be expected to fulfill certain roles and responsibilities.

Protégé Responsibilities

  • To set and pursue professional goals.
  • To be willing to develop an ongoing professional relationship with your mentor.
  • To attend scheduled program meetings, including training sessions, as well as those scheduled with your mentor.
  • To commit to an agreed-upon number of meetings—a minimum of one per month as part of the program and one per month independently.
  • To be open and willing to consider different approaches and opportunities for learning and professional growth.
  • To provide honest feedback on the CHC2 program to help it mature into an integral part of the institutional culture.

Mentor Responsibilities

  • To offer positive guidance and help to your protégé.
  • To help your protégé define and reach goals.
  • To be willing to develop an ongoing professional relationship with your protégé.
  • To serve as an informational resource for your protégé regarding campus places, people, events, etc.
  • To help your protégé learn about the college (history; CCC system; SBCCD structure; CHC and SBCCD culture; college policies and procedures).
  • To attend scheduled program meetings, including training sessions, as well as those scheduled with your protégé.
  • To commit to an agreed-upon number of meetings—a minimum of one per month as part of the program and one per month independently.
  • To provide honest feedback on the CHC2 program to help it mature into an integral part of the institutional culture.

Supervisor Responsibilities

  • To be willing to allow protégés and mentors the time necessary for the program to work.
  • Management not only needs to allow this program to happen, but also to support it and participate in it as appropriate.

(CHC)2 Mentoring Program Steering Committee Responsibilities

  • To create a fair and productive application process.
  • To conduct one training session per month throughout the year.
  • To facilitate the mentorship pairings and to suggest ways to work through any difficulties that may arise.
  • To submit an annual report of the program, including a thorough evaluation and recommendations for future changes.