Implementing the Alberta Career and Technology Studies (CTS) Mentoring Courses

Implementing the Alberta Career and Technology Studies (CTS) Mentoring Courses (April 10th, 2018)

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This panel discussion will focus on setting up the CTS mentoring courses in your high school. Panel members will share their experiences and learnings with scheduling, training, matching, and supporting mentoring in their schools. Time for questions will be included in the webinar. Register Here This is a follow up to the webinar, Mentoring for Credit: Introduction to the Career …

AMPlify Your Impact on Volunteers & Donors: 4 Ways to Participate in Mentoring Month 2018

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Each year, mentoring programs leverage National Mentoring Month (across North America) to initiate a dialogue on the importance of quality mentoring programs and to recruit volunteer mentors through AMPs Start Mentoring database. This allows prospective mentors across the Alberta to search for mentoring opportunities. Searchers find a list of mentoring opportunities in their area, and can contact programs to inquire …

2018 Great Kids Award Nomination Form

Alberta Great Kids Award Nominations 2018

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Do you know a young Albertan who has done great things despite difficult circumstances? Consider nominating them for a Great Kids Award. The Great Kids Award recognizes young leaders ages five to 18, who have inspired and changed the lives of others, and helped build stronger communities. These young people have done so while experiencing life’s challenges such as managing …

Profile Your Individual Mentoring Programs on LinkedIn for Free — Here’s How

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Are you an AMP Partner? Profile Your Individual Mentoring Programs on LinkedIn for Free We recently announced a new partnership with Linkedin For Good to help you recruit new volunteer mentors and if you are an AMP partner, your mentoring opportunities are already promoted on the albertamentors.ca find/start a mentoring opportunity page. Now, AMP has partnered with Linkedin Canada, Big …

Palix Foundation- Alberta Family Wellness Initiative

Professional Development Opportunity: Brain Story Certification

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Free Online Professional Development Opportunity: Brain Story Certification We are excited to introduce you to one of our newest Builder Partners, Alberta Family Wellness Institute, and share with you a very important professional development opportunity available for all members of your organization. One of the most popular speakers at the 2016 NMS was Nancy Mannix (learn more) who spoke about …

Big Brothers Big Sisters Month Canada 2017

Celebrating Mentoring Through Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in Canada

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada are launching a national celebration of Mentoring this September to celebrate Big Brothers Big Sisters Month. Their campaign content celebrates the impact of mentoring, is emotionally powerful and easily sharable — Check it out here. The campaign will be a month-long celebration of Mentoring, marked by key anniversaries such as “Big Brothers Big Sisters Day” …

Engaging & Empowering: How to Become an Effective Mentor for Vulnerable Youth

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Register now for the Free Online Vulnerable Youth Mentor Training for your Staff and Mentors: http://bit.ly/2nn6Rn7 This 9-module course is designed for people interested in mentoring vulnerable youth by helping them build resilience and overcome barriers. The course will sensitize you to the issues facing vulnerable youth and equip you with effective tools to use when working with your mentee. …

Make Canada 150 Count

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Partnerships are essential to supporting Mentoring. We are thankful for all of the partners of the AMP who champion mentoring in their work and in our communities. For example, We are very happy to have Ryan Stasynec on our Leadership Team who was previously our youth rep and is now a community partner on behalf of the Royal Bank 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 …