Mentoring can help all youth grow their Natural Supports

WEBINAR: Mentoring can help all youth grow their Natural Supports

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New research published by the Change Collective in Calgary, (co-funded by the Burns Fund and the United Way of Calgary and area, with a number of agency partners and co-authors including Big Brothers Big Sisters Calgary & Area) provides a framework for enhancing natural supports as a critical lever in promoting healthy youth development. Within the mentoring movement we talk …

Mentoring in 2020 and What we Need to Get There – Episode 9

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Great News! The Alberta Mentoring Partnership has just been funded for and approved a strategic plan for the next three year cycle of our work. That means you can look forward to continued services and supports as we work together to expand and enhance mentoring across Alberta. Reading strategic plans alone in your office can be dry. Instead, we invite …

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Mentoring in 2020 and What we Need to Get There: Unveiling the AMP Strategic Plan

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Download the AMP Phase IV Strategic Plan Together, we are the mentoring movement in Alberta. Great News! The Alberta Mentoring Partnership has just been funded for and approved a strategic plan for the next three year cycle of our work. That means you can look forward to continued services and supports as we work together to expand and enhance mentoring …

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Three easy ways you can participate in Volunteer Week 2017…

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Did you know that across Canada it is Volunteer Week April 23-39? That’s right! Volunteer Week is a great way to celebrate our wonderful volunteer mentors who make our programs thrive. It’s also a great opportunity to help engage Albertans in new volunteer opportunities— such as becoming a mentor! Here are three easy ways to tap into the enthusiasm of …

Mentoring At a Glance: Unveiling the 2016 Population Lab Research Report

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Thanks to the fantastic work of PolicyWise and the Population Lab Laboratory at the University of Alberta, we are excited to unveil Mentoring At A Glance: University of Alberta Population Lab Research on Mentoring for 2016. We encourage you to download and share the full report (Mentoring at a Glance_2016 Alberta Population Lab Survey Final Report – April 2017) This report provides you …

Mentoring helps Vulnerable Youth Enhance Their Natural Supports

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New research published by the Change Collective in Calgary, (co-funded by the Burns Fund and the United Way of Calgary and area, with a number of agency partners and co-authors including Big Brothers Big Sisters Calgary & Area) provides a framework for enhancing natural supports as a critical lever in promoting healthy youth development. Within the mentoring movement we talk about reframing the …

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Resources for Mentoring Black Youth: Alberta officially recognizes Black History Month

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On January 31st, 2017 Premier Rachel Notley proclaimed February as Black History Month in Alberta, recognizing the contributions people of African and Caribbean descent have made to the province. According to the Alberta Government Media Announcement, Alberta has the third highest black population in Canada at 74,435 (2011 census). In honour of Black History Month in Alberta we thought we …

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Week 5 – #MentoringMonth Has Been Awesome…But Let’s Keep Up The Learning All Year Long

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This week is the end of #MentoringMonth, but for many, it’s just the beginning of a new mentoring journey. Here’s how you can keep in touch and step up your mentoring game all year long: If you are not already, consider a no-fee partnership in the AMP for your agency or school. Whether your organization provides mentoring services or has …

Week 4 Start Mentoring In Schools Newsletter

Week 4 #MentoringMonth – MENTORING MAKES THE DIFFERENCE… IN OUR SCHOOLS

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This week we are highlighting the importance of mentoring in schools. We know according to 2016 Population Lab Research on Alberta youth, 81% of mentees said mentoring helped them stay in school. Mentoring in Schools and supports welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments, high school completion and positive mental health. If your school is not utilizing mentoring as a …