In person
In person
Time commitment
Longer than 12 hours

Increase your effectiveness in community governance by developing your capability, connection and confidence. This programme aims to develop the governance ability of community board members with guided one-to-one mentoring. Participants are matched with a local governance leader with strong not-for-profit experience, and supported by a local coordinator.

The programme is free and runs for six months.

Mentees will undergo a mixture of online/face to face mentoring and have regular catch-up meetings with their mentor.

The Governance Mentoring Programme is a collaborative partnership between Community Governance Aotearoa and Mentoring Foundation New Zealand.

You will learn about:

  • Build a deeper understanding of governance practices.
  • Understand the expectations on boards of a significant sized entity.
  • Assist in identifying where you may have skill gaps.
  • Help you develop your unique value proposition as a director.

Who is this course for?

  • People who are currently on the governing board or committee of a community/not-for-profit group in specific locations across New Zealand.
  • Current board members, treasurers or Deputy Chairs.