WEBINAR: Mentoring as an early intervention: A proactive approach to youth homelessness with David French, A Way Home

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“Did you know that your youth mentoring program actually acts as a protective factor against youth homelessness? In addition to the multitude of other positive academic and social outcomes that a quality mentoring relationship provides, the role of a mentor in growing natural supports and resilience in a young person was identified as an important Early Intervention in the recently …

WEBINAR: Youth Workplace Mentoring Opportunity Workbook

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What is Youth Workplace Mentoring? A Youth Workplace Mentoring Program (commonly referred to a Corporate Mentoring Program) is a relationship between a mentoring organization and a business that results in the creation of a Youth Workplace Mentoring Program between employees and kids. The program offers mentoring organizations the opportunity to recruit employees as volunteer mentors and gives businesses a means …

LGBTQ2S+ Youth Facing Barriers: PRISM program. Scott Grace, BBBS Calgary

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Scott Grace recently joined us at AMP Learning Day and helped challenge us with thoughtful tips and insights gained from front line service. The webinar format will provide an opportunity for you to ask questions, so feel free to review his presentation link below and get ready for an exciting, interactive dialogue! PRISM (Pride, Respect, Identity, Safety, Mentoring) PRISM mentoring …

STARTING A MENTORING PROGRAM 101: Creating a Quality, Community-Based Mentoring Program – Episode 31

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Quality mentoring is mentoring that produces significant, lasting, positive outcomes for mentees. It is responsible, ethical, effective mentoring. Mentoring programs come in all shapes and sizes, but some key components help to ensure excellence and that the needs of the mentee, volunteer mentor, organization and community are fulfilled. This document contains steps to support the development and implementation of a …

WEBINAR: Starting a mentoring program 101: Creating a Quality, Community-Based Mentoring Program

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You can rewatch the Webinar below We’re excited to announce that we have revised our ‘Creating a Quality, Community Based Mentoring Program’ information toolkit. The booklet contains the key steps and related tool necessary in developing an effective, quality, community-based mentoring program. Quality mentoring is mentoring that produces significant, lasting, positive outcomes for mentees. It is responsible, ethical, effective mentoring. …

WEBINAR: PRIDE MONTH MENTORING SPECIAL FEATURE: LGBTQ2S+ Youth Facing Barriers-PRISM program. Scott Grace, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary & Area for Youth

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WEBINAR Join us for a lunch and learn this PRIDE month to learn more about how you can expand and enhance your mentoring programs for LGBTQ2S+ youth. Scott Grace recently joined us at AMP Learning Day and helped challenge us with thoughtful tips and insights gained from front line service. The webinar format will provide an opportunity for you to ask questions, so …

Best Practices for Intergenerational Mentoring: A conversation with LINKages

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July 10th, 10am – 11am MDT What can your mentoring program learn about Intergenerational Programming? With changing demographics and ageing populations, more and more Alberta citizens are aging, and looking for a way to create strong, thriving and age-friendly communities. What can your mentoring program learn from existing successful Intergenerational programs? How can you support your youth and senior mentors …

REAL TALK WITH BROCK(U) Learnings from the Brock Healthy Youth Project

REAL TALK WITH BROCK(U) Learnings from the Brock Healthy Youth Project – Episode 30

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Adolescence often is characterized as a health paradox because it is a time of extensive increases in physical and mental capabilities, yet mortality and injury rates increase significantly from childhood to adolescence. In fact, the adolescent years may be a sensitive time for engagement in health-risk behaviours (e.g., substance use, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, risky sexual activity), which can have …

Let’s Talk Masculinity — Tips For Mentors

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“Supporting young people in exploring gender and navigating difference is an essential part of preparing them for an increasingly complex, global, interconnected society and workforce.”  MENTOR has recently released a new guide: “Conversations about Masculinity: How Mentors Can Support Young Men of Color” What do healthy expressions of manhood or masculinity mean to you? What did you think about the …