Seeing a mentee develop and helping them to unearth their potential is a privilege.
Daniella is a Major in the British Army. Throughout her career, she often found herself mentoring more junior personnel and came to realise it was something she cared about deeply.
Rachael is a qualified lawyer working at BPP. She talked to us about her experience mentoring on Mosaic's Primary School programme.
Mentoring with Mosaic is the most enriching thing I have ever been a part of and it has helped me to realise that for me to be truly happy in my future career it has to be rewarding and something I enjoy every day, rather than just highly paid.
Since Mosaic’s inception, volunteer mentors recruited from the world of business have been an essential component in delivering its various programmes across schools and prisons.
Over 2o mentors from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have mentored on Mosaic’s Primary School and Secondary School programmes during the last four years.
Mentor Laura Taylor from Shakespeare Martineau LLP Law firm Shakespeare Martineau LLP has been working with Mosaic for a number of years, with 17 members of staff mentoring on the Enterprise Challenge programme during the last five years alone.
Samrah Jaffrey qualified as a solicitor 22 years ago and is currently a consultant for Duncan Lewis, leading on personal injury and clinical negligence matters. She is based in Watford.
Hogan Lovells is a multinational law firm that has an ongoing relationship with Mosaic. As of 2016, 20 members of staff have been mentoring across schools in London and Birmingham, supporting both the Primary School and Enterprise Challenge programmes.
West Midlands Police force has worked closely with Mosaic since 2012. During this time, the force has facilitated three ‘World of Work’ visits and over 40 staff members have signed up and volunteered as mentors for Mosaic.