My favorite kind of volunteer work is mentoring. Nowadays it’s fashionable to have a mentor, and “finding a mentor” is high up on the to-do-list for young professionals.
But how do you go about this? Do you just ask “would you mentor me”?
Usually not. Unless, of course, you’re willing to pay for it. Which would be great.. and if you pick carefully, you’ll get a lot more than your money’s worth.
But let’s assume you’re broke, and you need free help to get on your feet.
Here’s what you do: