Mothering the Mother, Inc (Michelle Hardy) is providing a one year birth doula mentorship to 3-4 doulas. Mentorship doulas will receive free ICEA training, and will learn the skills necessary to get their business up and running. They will have access to ask questions, receive one on one help, and learn from Michelle’s experience of being a doula since 2003.
What is expected of me as the mentee doula?
When and how do I apply?
Applications for this program will be accepted May through June for an September start date and November through December for a March start date of each year. For candidates who meet the requirements they will be asked to attend an in person interview in July or January depending on which cohort they are applying for, and decisions of acceptance will be made in August and February of each year. The mentorship program will run from September 1st to the last day of August the following year and March 1st to the last day in February of the following year.
What will I learn at the meetings?
Our goal in creating this program is to help local doulas be more prepared to start doing this very important work.
Our belief is to help create a community filled with skilled birth doulas who can take what they learned and help the families in our community. With more doulas comes more education, more opportunities, and more support
Value of Annual Mentorship Program:
Total Value: $2250 (if you were to pay for each service provided).
Below is the contract that Mentorship Candidates will be asked to sign before entering the program. Please read the document carefully before applying to the program. If you are accepted into the program we will ask you to sign and return this to us.