Mentoring activities can include:
- Providing proposal writing guidance - Evaluating project proposals - Providing general project and project implementation guidance - Reviewing project narrative reports - Providing data hosting support - Providing technical data publishing or data use/analysis support - Preparing and translating materials for workshops or other activities - Providing on-site support at workshops - Guiding new node managers in establishing Participant nodes
Mentor recognitionDigital badges are used to provide accreditation and recognition to mentors for their role. There are four badges that can be earned by mentors:
Volunteer MentorThis badge is assigned to those who have volunteered to be part of the pool of mentors available to provide support and who have completed the volunteer mentor webinar.
Project MentorThis badge is awarded to those who have been assigned to mentor one or more funded projects, and have provided substantial remote or on-site support to their implementation.
Certified TrainerThis badge is awarded to those who have contributed to the development and delivery of capacity enhancement workshops.
Node Manager MentorThis badge is awarded to those who have been assigned to mentor new node managers.