Mentor Partnership Program
This policy provides an opportunity for employees to participate in community service through the City’s Mentor Partnership Program. The City is committed to contributing to the community as a corporate partner. To this end the City encourages employee participation in the identified Mentor Partnership Programs. Mentoring provides opportunities to tutor, act as a role model and provide leadership to children in the community. Under this policy an employee shall be granted a total of 4 hours of paid leave per month for this purpose.
An employee who expresses an interest in the program and meets the criteria required by the Mentoring Program partners is eligible. Requests for such leave shall be granted in accordance with the guidelines listed below.
The employee will be required to furnish certification from Mentoring Program Partner indicating that the employee has met the specific program criteria and been accepted into the partners’ program.
An employee may receive a maximum of 48 hours of leave each calendar year through the Mentor Partnership Leave Program.
An employee who wishes to request leave through the Mentor Partnership Leave Program must submit a completed Request for Mentor Program Application provided by the Human Resources Department and the certification Mentoring Program Partner, as well as the department head's approval.
Accounting and Usage Procedures:
The employee shall document and submit Mentor Partnership Leave Usage in accordance with time card/sheet guidelines. The Human Resources Department shall maintain a list of employees participating in the Program.
Download Mentor Application (PDF)