2012 Australian Health Promotion Association &
Public Health Association of Australia SA Branch Mentoring Program
June – November 2012
ralian Health Promotion Association & Public Health Association of
For: Students, Early Career, Career Transition, Professional Development
The South Australian branches of the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) and the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) are calling for both mentees and mentors for their annual Mentoring Program. This program is also offered to AHPA members in the
The program links health students and people who are early in their career, seeking professional development, or career transition (mentees) with experienced professionals (mentors). Mentors and mentees are paired according to their individual needs, interests and experience. This is to make sure both mentors and mentees gain equal value from the program where possible. This year the program runs for 6 months and is flexible in its approach. You and your mentee/mentor may meet face-to-face, have most of your contact via email, phone, Skype or a combination. Each pair can decide what will best suit them.
How could the program benefit you?
· Opportunity to discuss and seek guidance and advice regarding own career ideas, helping to make more informed choices for the future.
· Opportunity to meet a public health practitioner/researcher with experience in your area of interest.
· Advice on resources relevant to your area/s of interest.
· Enhanced professional development and increased confidence due to the above.
· Opportunity to facilitate the mentee’s professional growth.
· Revitalised enthusiasm and affirmation of role as an experienced worker.
· Experience in explaining the scope and skills of your work, to others.
Please note that mentees are required to become a member of either AHPA or PHAA at the
time of applying if they are not already current members.
How to get involved?
Please register your interest so you can be paired with a mentee/mentor by completing the application form.
Application forms can be found
2012. This will ensure we have time to allocate mentees/mentors prior to the introductory session scheduled
for early June 2012.
For further information please contact
APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 11 MAY 2012