The Province's Role

Example Scheme Organisation in a Province Example Scheme Organisation in a Province

The role of the Provincial Grand Lodge is pivotal to the success of a mentoring scheme. Its role is as follows.

1. Define and manage the mentoring scheme operating within the Province.

2. Appoint a Provincial Grand Mentor who will:

  • prepare mentoring guidance tailored for the Province (using, for example, ideas provided and shared by the United Grand Lodge of England);
  • undertake the day-to-day management of the Provincial mentoring scheme;
  • support Lodges within the Province (including the provision of advice and guidance to Lodge Mentors);
  • deliver training for Lodge and Personal Mentors;
  • share best practice between Lodges;
  • share experiences, successes and failures with other Provincial Grand Mentors;
  • liaise with the United Grand Lodge of England;
  • hold events for new Masons, their families and/or mentors.


3. Measure the effectiveness of the mentoring scheme operating within the Province.

As stated above, a number of Provincial Grand Lodges already hold seminars and workshops to support their mentoring schemes, and ensure their aims and objectives are widely understood.