Being a good role model is very important in mentoring. But, you always need to have a role model to be a good role model. The key for mentoring is to be intersted in helping others succeed and putting others before yourself and willing to spend time. Another, important step is to be patient and trustworthy and kind and caring. There's a lot of things to become a good mentor and if you follow these steps you will be likely to succeed.
Elisha was a mentor towards Elijah ment being faithful, truthful, and wiseful just like God does for us.