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Announcing new opportunities with Alberta Mentoring Partnership to learn and support your organization:

Webinar Invitation: Recruitment Strategies Presentation

We are pleased to invite you to participate in Alberta Mentoring Partnership’s 1st complimentary webinar session! 

Date: Monday, January 31, 2011

Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Learn some low-budget strategies for recruiting volunteers in small communities. These practical and creative ideas are easy to do and can be adapted to fit the needs of your program.  This session will be presented by Cynthia Webber, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Innisfail, who has been at the agency for 19 years.  

Please e-mail or the Mentor Resource Coordinator at 1-888-342-6514or mentoringresource@yvc.ca  to register.

The Alberta Mentoring Partnership’s Provincial Presentation on Mentoring Best Practices

Hold this date for an upcoming presentation!! Some of you will have seen Dr. Michael Karcher and Dr. Wayne Hammond at the joint Alberta Mentoring Partnership/Big Brothers Big Sisters conference in Edmonton in September 2010. We will be running three sessions in the province to further the work accomplished at the conference. The focus of these sessions will be on providing a theory base and developing practical ways caseworkers/teachers can apply strength based skills in their work. The sessions will be held in the following locations on the following dates:

–          The Lethbridge Lodge on March 8th

–          The Grand Prairie Inn on March 9th

–          Edmonton – The Coast on March 10th (This location is tentative) Please note, the Edmonton location will be videotaped and portions will be posted on the AMP website as a resource.

At each of these presentations, there will also be an opportunity to discuss and have input into the possibility of what shared services might look like to support mentoring throughout the province!

For further updates, please check the Alberta Mentoring Partnership website at www.albertamentors.ca

Contact Info:  For further information, please contact Mike Cooper, Senior Manager, Cross-Ministry Services Branch, by e-mail mike.s.cooper@gov.ab.ca , by phone at 780-422-5399 or Dial 310-0000 for toll-free access.

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