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This is a mentor program and all advice provided is general in nature and based on the skills, attributes and experiences learned by Jessica McKelson, a professional conservationist and business women.

‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ is not a Registered Training Organization (RTO) and nor is affiliated with an RTO.  The program should provide a forum for practicing woman leaders, to develop an on-going relationship by meeting regularly and discussing matters relating to the conservation and wildlife industry with a supportive framework available.


A mentor is a more experienced person guiding and supporting a less experienced person to achieve goals in an area in which the mentor has experience, which can involve:

  • Sharing expertise and experiences;

  • Working through problems to arrive at solutions;

  • Acting as a sounding board and providing alternative perspectives;

  • Exchanging feedback; and

  • Introducing the mentee to people and networks to assist them in their development

The Role of the Mentee

The role of the mentee can vary depending on the context and purpose of the mentoring relationship. However, it will, in principle, include:

  • Taking responsibility for identifying and achieving their own development goals;

  • Initiating meetings with the mentor, managing meeting dates and times and negotiating the agenda for discussions within the relationship;

  • Listening, clarifying, reflecting back and discussing;

  • Sharing expertise and experience; and

  • Sharing feedback with the mentor about how the relationship is progressing in order to improve the outcomes they are achieving from mentoring meetings.


Create a personal mentoring plan

A personal mentoring plan assists with the establishment of goals and describes how they might be achieved. It answers such key questions as what are the goals, what are the outcomes desired and evidence to suggest these have been achieved, identifies milestones and the specific actions required to achieve these.


Complete mentoring contract

A mentoring agreement specifies the ground rules and expectations of the relationship

with the intent of reducing the possibility of misunderstanding.

It will list:

  • the duration of the relationship

  • the frequency of contact

  • what is confidential and what is not

  • meeting logistics



You as the user agree that using any or every part of ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ mentoring online sites and tools, (including, but not limited to, email, facebook, Instagram, twitter, SKYPE, web conference calling, YouTube, video conferencing, etc.), is entirely at your own risk. 

‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ mentoring services are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any assistance or advice or products and services posted, provided or referred through or in connection with the mentoring service. This mentoring service is requested and utilized at the user’s own choice and with inherent singular responsibility.

The user agrees that the use of all, or part, of the mentoring service is entirely at the user’s own risk. Any actions or lack of actions, taken by the recipient of such advice is done so solely by choice and responsibility of the recipient and is neither the responsibility nor liability of ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ or any of the staff working on behalf of ‘Jungle Sistas Program’. 

This mentoring service is not meant to be a substitute for counseling, therapy or legal advice. Anyone with suicidal/negative thoughts or tendencies should contact a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in their area.

No assumption of responsibility is made, or given, and the party requesting such advice agrees not to hold ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ or any of its staff responsible or liable in any form or fashion, for the advice given or the actions taken or not taken by the user. The method and process by which this advice and direction are given in no way would constitute an agreement or liability on the part of ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ and is acknowledged to be different in many ways than one-on-one clinical or psychological counseling process. ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ is not a clinical or psychological service.

By requesting ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ advice or mentoring services, you as the user, fully understand and agree to the disclaimer provided.



We are very sensitive to the issue of confidentiality. Confidentiality is crucial to an effective and trusting mentoring relationship. ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ practices a very strict confidentiality policy.  Confidentiality – both parties in the mentoring relationship need to undertake that their conversations and communications remain confidential.


User understands and agrees with the following statements:

By using parts or all of ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ sites and tools, (including, but not limited to, email, facebook, twitter, Instagram, YouTube, conference calling, videoconferencing, etc.) I understand and accept that in consideration of the mentoring services provided by ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ and its staff, I do hereby remise and release from any and all prosecuting legal action as a direct or indirect result of any and all involvement I may have either with ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ or its staff.

This includes causes which are known or unknown, specifically mentioned or implied, or not mentioned nor implied, which might exist or be claimed to exist at or prior to the date of this document or in the future. I further specifically waive any claims or right to assert that any cause of action or claim or demand has been, oversight or error, intentionally or unintentionally omitted from this release. The user also fully understands that ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ and its staff are not state licensed professionals. Also when the terms assistance, advice, mentoring or coaching assistance is mentioned above it does not refer to psychological, state licensed professional, psychiatric, or clinical medical advice. The advice is based on a mentoring perspective only.

Withdrawal from program

It is important for both the mentor and mentee to regularly assess and review the mentoring relationship to ensure that it is meeting the agreed needs and purpose. If either party wishes to withdraw from the program or end the current relationship they must contact Jessica McKelson.



By using parts or all of ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ sites, (including, but not limited to, facebook, twitter, Instagram, YouTube, website, etc.) I understand and grant, ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’, its representatives, the right to publicise any testimonials made by me, without my name (for confidentiality purposes), unless I agree to publish my name.  

I authorise ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically.

I agree that ‘Jungle Sistas - Jessica McKelson’ may use such testimonials without my name for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, web content, etc. 

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