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 …

Mentoring Programs Making a Difference

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Our hearts go out to all those affected by the floods in Southern Alberta. We know that many of you will be involved in the recovery process and we want to thank you for the work you are doing, and will continue to do, in support of the families and communities in our province. We are honoured to work alongside …

Mentoring News – June 2013

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Bursaries For Key Staff / Volunteers National Mentoring Symposium 2013 Provided through a generous grant from Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA) The Alberta Mentoring Partnership has a limited number of bursaries to allow staff / key volunteers to attend this event. The applicant organization must be located in ALBERTA. Priorities will be given to mentoring programs …

Mentoring News – May 2013

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Celebrating 100 Years of Mentoring Youth in Canada: Innovative Partnerships, Practice and Research November 5 – 7, 2013 Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta It’s About Inspiring Lives To register online now, click here. To complete a mail-in form, click here. To access the full event information package, please click here. Visit our website at www.nmsevent.ca The National …

Registration Now Open – National Mentoring Symposium 2013

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  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Celebrating 100 Years of Mentoring Youth in Canada: Innovative Partnerships, Practice and Research  November 5 – 7, 2013 Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta It’s About Inspiring Lives To register online now, click here. To complete a mail-in form, click here. To access the full event information package, please click here. Visit our website at www.nmsevent.ca The National Mentoring Symposium …