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Mentoring High School Students: Exploratory Ironworking Program With CBE

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AMP is excited to share an excellent example of mentoring in action! The Calgary Board of Education partnered with Local 725 to Mentor ten high school students from five high schools throughout Calgary in an exploratory off-campus ironworking program. The students spent their afternoons, Monday to Thursday, working with journeymen instructors, while earning work experience credit applicable towards their Alberta …

Upcoming Webinars of Interest – Where are All of the Men? & Mentor Screening and Youth Protection

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Mentoring Webinars Two topics that AMP regularly hears are of importance to mentoring organizations are how to engage male mentors and how to appropriately screen all mentors. Two upcoming webinars, each hosted by mentoring organizations in the U.S., address these issues. These mentoring webinars are highlighted below – 1. Where are All of the Men? Finding Male Mentors and Keeping …

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National Mentoring Summit USA: Online Materials – Photos & Videos

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National Mentoring Summit 2014 USA The National Mentoring Summit took place in the United States at the end of January 2014, and they have posted numerous interesting and informational presentations and resources from the Summit on their website. Take a look! http://www.mentoring.org/2014_national_mentoring_summit/photos_videos/ The fourth annual National Mentoring Summit was held on January 30 and 31, 2014, in Arlington, VA, at the Crystal Gateway …

Six Useful Resources For Your Mentoring Organization

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AMP Mentoring Resources Did you know that the Alberta Mentoring Partnership website (www.albertamentors.ca) houses lots of mentoring tools and resources? The following resources are provided by AMP and can serve as a selection of very helpful resources for you and your organization. Here’s a selection. Check out the AMP website for even more tools and resources! 1. Online Mentee and …

Noteworthy Mentoring Resources and Upcoming Opportunities

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Recent Opportunities & Resources: Check out the links below for some recent mentoring resources and opportunities you may be interested in. Contents – New Report: The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring. Free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) from Wesleyan University: How to Change the World. Webinar Series hosted by Friends for Youth with the Kettering Foundation …

"Spread the word…Mentoring Works!"

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Notes from AMP’s Provincial Coordinator AMP’s Provincial Coordinator Michelle Anderson-Draper had the privilege of attending the National Mentoring Summit in Arlington, VA, at the end of January. The event brought together 700 participants from diverse backgrounds to explore and advance mentoring’s positive impact on individuals and communities. The Summit’s theme was Mentoring Works and focused on how evidence-based quality mentoring …

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 – 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 …