Investing in kid's futures pays off in hard dollars

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Download the Official News Release Download the Big Brothers Big Sisters Social Return on Investment Survey Media Notes Download Classification of Mentoring Relationship Types Toronto, July 16, 2013 – When it comes to hard dollar returns, few investments equal a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters, according to a new study from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The research compared the …

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 …

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 …

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 …