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National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit


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

National Mentoring Month:  January, 2018

Several National Mentoring Month events are recognized at the national level and are celebrated on social media. Mark these dates on your planning calendar and download the online engagement toolkit for tips and sample messaging to help you get started on planning!

  • January 4, 2018 – I Am a Mentor Day
    A day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world.
  • January 11, 2018 – National Mentoring Month Kick-off Twitter Chat (3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT)
    A social media opportunity to discuss all things National Mentoring Month and how mentoring is impacting local communities.
  • January 15, 2018 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
    A day to share in the inspirational words of MLK, Jr. and elevate the spirit of service through volunteerism.
  • January 17, 2018 – International Mentoring Day
    A day of international conversations on social media where photos, video and powerful mentoring stories messages are shared.
  • January 25, 2018 – #ThankYourMentor Day
    A day for all who have real life mentoring experiences to thank those who helped them on their path to adulthood and beyond.


The Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention through the National Mentoring Resource Center and facilitated in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.

These webinars would not be possible without the planning team, which includes the following Mentoring Partnerships: California Mentoring Partnership, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, Grizzlies Foundation, Illinois Mentoring Partnership, Indiana Mentoring Partnership, Institute for Youth Success, Kansas Mentors, and Mentor Colorado.

Through ongoing planning and evaluation of the latest developments in the field, this team delivers a webinar each month focused on strengthening mentoring practice, sharing new resources, and helping the field put research into practice. Mentoring practitioners interested in the Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series are encouraged to visit The National Mentoring Resource Center, which is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency and facilitated in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.

Free technical assistance is available, along with approved quality mentoring materials. Take advantage of this resource today to strengthen your program’s services to youth!

2 Comments on "National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit"

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  1. Susan says:

    Just a note that Thursday, November 21 is not a real date. I’m guessing it should be Tuesday, November 21.

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