The Mentor are members of the GLBMA and a local manufacturer. Mentors should have an interest in developing youth and their soft skills and increasing their knowledge around manufacturing professionals. They should have support of their company and be able to commit to 20 hours through out the year for in-person events and communication through email.
The Mentee program is open to area high school and college students, age 16 – 35. We encourage all mentees to be in good standing with their school. They should have an interest in pursuing a potential career in or manufacturing. They should be available year-round and be able to attend events around the region (event transportation may be provided).
To enhance, grow, and retain youth from the region through mentoring.
The vision of the Young Mfg Mentors is to grow the talent pool for professional manufacturing jobs through mentoring and developing relationships with the next generation.
The Young Mfg Mentors is a program of the Great Lakes Bay Manufactures Association. The program is designed to engage members with the local talent and next generations of manufacturing. Engagement is through social events, a match program, and communication. The program is application based. and activities are centered around manufacturing. We will provide a list of targeted activities.