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New webinar from MENTOR: Mentoring Youth in Foster Care

New webinar from MENTOR: Mentoring Youth in Foster Care

Mentoring Youth in Foster Care: Considerations and Strategies (Thu, Dec 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EST) Click here to register! Approximately 400,000 young people in the United States are in foster care on any given day[i], many of whom have experienced trauma and adversity beyond their peers. These young people face unique challenges, […]

Volunteer coaches as mentors: Tapping a natural resource
By October 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Volunteer coaches as mentors: Tapping a natural resource

Click above to listen to Mentoring U’s Micheline Mann engage in a lively conversation with Program Director of an innovative coaching program, Project Coach. by Jean Rhodes  This week, we introduce a new podcast that explores a great program, Project Coach, which uses an innovative “cascading mentoring” model to engage students as both coaches and mentees. Mentoring U’s Micheline Mann engages […]

National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit
By October 26, 2017 2 Comments Read More →

National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EST Join us for a webinar highlighting National Mentoring Month and how to leverage the milestone as an opportunity for recruitment.  Explore research-backed tips and learn tactical tools to engage and expand audiences. Register now or download prior webinar archives and presentation materials […]

Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students
By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students

The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to Participate in a Webinar Thursday, October 18, 2017 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT The Mike Sussman Studio   Free Webinar Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students Panelists: Jamie Fasteau, Principal, Education Counsel Carlos A. Guevara, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of […]

Wide Open Spaces: Bridging the Resource Gap in Rural Mentoring

Wide Open Spaces: Bridging the Resource Gap in Rural Mentoring

Implementing a mentoring program comes with many challenges, including recruiting the right volunteers, enlisting youth into the program, and ensuring that matches have the support they need to thrive and endure. In rural communities, some of these challenges are even more difficult as programs deal with small populations from which to recruit, vast service areas […]

Create an Effective Team to Drive Your Program’s Success
By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Create an Effective Team to Drive Your Program’s Success

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT What does it take to run an excellent organization? At the heart of any successful organization, we find collaborative teams of employees who are well prepared and motivated for the work before them. Having an effective team can make your program flourish, […]

Get Moving!  Using sports-based programming to bridge mentoring gaps
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Get Moving!  Using sports-based programming to bridge mentoring gaps

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT According to research, in the United States alone, more than 35 million children between the ages of 8 and 19 participate in some form of youth sports. This webinar will explore critical concepts, strategies, and tips for program staff to consider when […]

A Fresh Look at Logic Models: Enhance and Amplify Their Value – Webinar
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A Fresh Look at Logic Models: Enhance and Amplify Their Value – Webinar

COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WEBINAR SERIES Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT       You have a logic model, but are you using it to its fullest? Go beyond the basics of developing logic models and theories of change, and look at them through a new lens to amplify your impact. Join this […]

Supporting Mentors and Mentees in the Face of Challenges
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Supporting Mentors and Mentees in the Face of Challenges

Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT A key to a positive mentoring relationship is the ability of a mentor to respond to a mentee with care, ease, and relevance when delicate or difficult issues arise. This webinar will explore critical concepts, strategies, and tips for mentors and program staff to consider when […]

FORUM: What is your most effective mentor recruitment message?

FORUM: What is your most effective mentor recruitment message?

Mentoring programs are becoming increasingly sophisticated in how they recruit mentors and the messages they use to get volunteers to take the plunge and formally apply to be a mentor. Large national organizations might hire leading advertising firms to carefully craft their recruitment messages, but even the smallest local programs can come up with a […]