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 …

More Males Mentoring: What Practices Have You Tried to Successfully Recruit More Men to Your Mentoring Program?

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The AMP is searching for 3-5 mentoring community program leaders to join the 3M (More Males Mentoring) Task Force to take place between February – June 2019. The meeting could include an in-person gathering as well as video or teleconferences with the goal of a completed resource toolkit by February 2020. To apply please email michael.janz@albertamentors.ca with a two or …

Top 10 Reasons NOT to Mentor - Alberta Mentoring Partnership

Top 10 Reasons NOT to Mentor

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Think you can’t be a mentor? Think again. Here’s why you should reconsider these Top 10 Reasons NOT to Mentor. If you want to learn more about mentoring and what it takes to be a good mentor, please click here. Or if you think you’re ready to start mentoring, explore some available opportunities here. You don’t have to be a …

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The AMP Team Met With Jamil Jivani — Author of “Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity”

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The AMP met with Jamil Jivani, author of “Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity”, to discuss mentoring throughout Alberta in his journey across Canada on his #RoadHomeCanada. When meeting with Jamil, we had a chance to ask him a couple of hard-hitting questions commonly asked in the mentoring community: Why is it important that men become …

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Great Kids Award 2019

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The nomination period for the 2019 Great Kids Award is now open! Sixteen children and youth from around Alberta will be recognized at the 19th Annual Great Kids Award ceremony in spring 2019. What is the Great Kids Award? Since 1999, the Great Kids Award has recognized remarkable children and youth who positively impact their communities. These great kids have …

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The Revised Online Orientation for Mentors is Now Available!

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The Revised Online Orientation for Mentors is Now Available! The revised AMP Online Mentor training is a one hour, online course that prepares a new volunteer to start their journey as a Mentor. As a general practice, many mentoring programs require all of their volunteers who work with youth whether they are in one-on-one relationships or not through this training. …

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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Webinar Video 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. 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 …