E-EVAL: Building Capacity to Evaluate Virtual Mentorship Programs

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What A two-part learning opportunity taking place online. During this learning opportunity you will (1) learn about the purpose and steps to completing an evaluation, and (2) design and complete an evaluation of your organization’s virtual mentorship program. The learning opportunity will include online classes and personalized coaching to support you in learning about evaluation, completing an evaluation, and sharing …

One-on-one mentoring helps youth navigate stressful adversity

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A recent poll done by Canada-wide non-profit Jack.Org, an organization empowering young people to take action in their communities and revolutionize mental health, found that over half of students returning to school are feeling disconnected and unsupported by their schools. This is not surprising, given the worry families feel as rules and regulations continue to change across Calgary’s schools, adding …

WORKSHOP: Evaluation in the Community Context | A Practical Workshop for Building Capacity to Conduct Community-Based Evaluation

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Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines (e.g., health care, community development, government, not-for-profit). Special thanks to Rebecca Gokiert, Director, Evaluation Capacity Network, University of Alberta and Pieter de Vos, Postdoctoral Fellow, Evaluation Capacity Network, University of Alberta.

Connections First

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An infographic is a great way to introduce the “why” and “what” of the project. The intent of this infographic is that it be used as a quick means of assimilating some of the evidence and data that was collected over the past couple years and essentially set the context and build the case for why change is needed. It’s …

AMP COVID-19 Response Town Hall: Initiating Matching and/or Group Mentoring Virtually

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Exploring the different options on how to initiate matches and facilitate group mentoring amid COVID-19 restrictions. 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: Alberta Mentoring Partnership · AMP COVID-19 Response Town Halls | Initiating Matching and/or Group Mentoring Virtually 3) Credits …

AMP COVID-19 Response Town Hall: Recruiting, Screening, and Training

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Discussion around the possibilities on how you may be able to continue recruiting, screenings, and training potential mentors amid COVID-19 restrictions. 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: Alberta Mentoring Partnership · AMP COVID-19 Response Town Hall: Recruiting, Screening, and Training …

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 …