Children and Youth in Care & Mentoring: Evaluation Learnings and Findings

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The Children and Youth in Care & Mentoring (CAYIC&M) project aimed to increase participation in and further foster meaningful relationships between mentors and children and youth in the Child Intervention system. We will be joined by Michelle Anderson-Draper, AndersonDraper Consulting Inc. who will summarize findings of the evaluation and Amy Jeske, Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters (BGCBigs) …

AMP COVID-19 Response Town Hall: Supporting Existing Programs

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Exploring how organizations are maintaining support for existing children and youth currently involved in programs (group and one-to-one mentoring). 1) How to Subscribe (and leave us a review!) Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Sticher Subscribe on Google Play 2) How to listen on your computer: 3) Credits Learn more at albertamentors.ca

AMP COVID-19 Response Town Hall: Organizational Communication

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In this webinar, we explored how organizations have been communicating internally and externally about changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 1) How to Subscribe (and leave us a review!) Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Sticher Subscribe on Google Play 2) How to listen on your computer: 3) Credits Learn more at albertamentors.ca Background Music: www.bensound.com

Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide: Amy Jeske & Alexandra Jansen, Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton

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The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is excited to share a new resource, the Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide. We are excited to share this resource with you and have secured two special guests, Amy Jeske (Mentoring Manager) and Alexandra Jansen (Match Facilitator), Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton. There is a growing awareness …

More Males Mentoring – Community Conversation: Dr. Phil Sevigny and Vincenza Martinovich

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On February 21st, 2020, the Alberta Mentoring Partnership was joined by Dr. Phil Sevigny, and Ph.D. Student Vincenza Martinovich hosted a discussion at the University of Alberta to unveil the draft More Males Mentoring Toolkit. In this episode, hear the recorded presentation on the current state of male mentoring research and the findings from the initial environmental scan. Download the …

WEBINAR: Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide

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View and Download the Resource Here The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is excited to share a new resource, the Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide. We are excited to share this resource with you and have secured two special guests, Amy Jeske (Mentoring Manager) and (Alexandra Jansen) Match Facilitator, Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of …

International Mentoring Day: Ministers LaGrange, Schulz

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Jan 17, 2020 Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange and Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz issued the following statement for International Mentoring Day: “Jan. 17 is International Mentoring Day, on which we recognize the thousands of mentors across the province who play critical roles in the lives of young Albertans every day. “Mentoring helps young people by strengthening their skills, …

More Males Mentoring: Attracting & Retaining Male Mentors

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What’s working and what’s not when it comes to male mentoring? The AMP is excited to announce we have secured a MITACS Grant from the University of Alberta to work with Dr. Phil Sevigny and PhD Student Vincenza Martinovich to explore questions related to helping more male-identified persons get involved in youth mentoring Download The Presentation Here albertamentors.ca/more-males-mentoring 1) How …

Introduction to #MentoringMonth2020

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We all could use more funding and more volunteers. Join a campaign this January to help find both. Across North America, Mentoring programs will be raising our collective voices to celebrate the importance of youth mentoring, recruit more volunteers, and raise more funds for our programs. Whether you are a new program or have been mentoring for a decade, take …

Giving thanks for the helpers: we are needed now more than ever.

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In the fairly near future, many of the children entering your local school will become your neighbours, colleagues, and eventually, future caregivers. Every day you are given another opportunity to help determine what kind of future we will share. We have been through boom and bust times before, floods, fires, and crises. We have a strong Alberta tradition of standing up for one another in …