AMP News – Online Mentee Training Now Available!

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Online Mentee Training Now Available! The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is excited to announce that an Online Mentee Training is now available! This online training resource is designed to introduce the concept of mentoring to children. Children are taken through 5 modules: 1. What is a mentor? What is a mentee? 2. Getting to know your mentor 3. Let’s be safe …

AMP News – We Need Your Input!

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Opportunity to Provide Input in the Alberta Mentoring Partnership’s Evaluation   Mentors are being asked to provide their thoughts to the Alberta Mentoring Partnership (AMP) through a survey because their ideas are important to guide future decisions.  Specifically they will assist AMP with their provision of resources and support to the mentoring sector. Completion of this survey will take about …

AMP News – Youth Leadership Forum application deadline approaching

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Youth Leadership Forum Banff Centre November 5-7, 2013 Presented by The Youth Leadership Forum will take place alongside the National Mentoring Symposium at the Banff Centre from November 5-7, 2013. We are quickly approaching the application deadline of September 27, 2013. We encourage you to share this exciting opportunity with the youth you work with. Youth aged 15 – 22 …

AMP News – Introducing the Mentor Training Event Toolkit

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The Mentoring Training Event Toolkit   The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is excited to present the Mentor Training Event Toolkit! Mentoring is a powerful way of lending support to a young person by teaching skills, listening to their perspectives and creating a sense of belonging. In 2011, more than 485 teen mentors received this training at youth forums throughout Alberta. Mentors …

Introducing the Mentor Training Event Toolkit

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View the Mentor Forum Training Event Toolkit in Full Size. This Mentor Training Event Toolkit provides a framework, and supplementary resources, for hosting a training event. These events provide a forum for people interested in mentoring to come together in a large group setting, meet and connect with like-minded individuals, learn leadership skills and receive the necessary training to become …

AMP News – August 2013

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The Alberta Mentoring Partnership Presents at Camp fYrefly   AMP Key Contacts Dayna Hobbs and Ellyse Lambie had the privilege of presenting a workshop at Camp fYrefly at both the Calgary and Edmonton locations on July 11 and July 25, respectively. The workshop, entitled, “Youth Mentorship: Unleashing Your Inner Superhero,” allowed participants to explore the positive impact that mentorship has …

Camp fYrefly in Calgary on Youth Mentorship: Unleashing Your Inner Superhero

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On July 11th Dayna Hobbs (AMP Key Contact North) and Ellyse Lambie (AMP Key Contact South) presented at Camp fYrefly in Calgary on Youth Mentorship: Unleashing Your Inner Superhero. Participants learned about the importance and value of mentoring. The campers and staff shared about the impact positive relationships have had in their own lives and in a ‘call to action’ …

July 2013 Newsletter – Mentoring: A Review of the Literature

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Mentoring: A Review of the Literature  The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research (the Centre) has collaborated with Alberta’s Promise to produce a review of the literature on mentoring, one aspect of the promise of providing Caring Adults to children and youth. Alberta’s Promise wants to ensure that its work is based on the best available evidence. “One …

Mentoring: A Review of the Literature

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Download Mentoring: A Review of the Literature “One of the most important factors in developing youth resilience is having a relationship with a caring adult (The Learning Partnership, 2009). Positive relationships with these adults help to act as a protective factor for youth (Scrine et al., 2012).” Background The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research (the Centre), was …

Welcome The New AMP Provincial Coordinator And More!

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 Please Welcome Michelle Anderson-Draper, AMP Provincial Coordinator! Michelle is excited to join the Alberta Mentoring Partnership (AMP) team as the new Provincial Coordinator. A commitment to promoting mentoring is a natural fit for her as Michelle believes all children should have the supports they need to succeed. Her work over the years with government and community demonstrates a commitment to …