WEBINAR: Mentors Needed for Indigenous Children & Youth Throughout Alberta

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Bent Arrow’s Coyote Pride Program,  Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Edmonton and Area , Big Brothers Big Sisters Calgary and area, and AMP have come together to bring awareness to Indigenous Mentoring! Mentoring organizations throughout Alberta are currently looking for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Mentors to mentor an Indigenous child or youth. There are over 50 children and youth currently on …

WEBINAR: Meet the Staff of AMP

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Meet the Alberta Mentoring Partnership team and hear about the exciting work planned for the coming year. AMP has recently added team members – Anayah Phares-Youth Engagement Lead, Caroline Gosling-Community Engagement and Communications Lead, and Tanya Tourangeau- Indigenous Engagement Lead. They join Andrew Harris-Communications and Website Administrator Rachelle Tong and Scott Mair-Alberta Children’s Services, and Meghan Cox -Alberta Education. In …

WEBINAR: Natural Supports with Nancy Reynolds and Dr. Suzanne Tough

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About this Webinar Natural supports are mutual relationships that include close connections, such as family and friends, and broader connections, such as neighbours and coaches. Natural supports can lessen the effects of stress and difficult experiences by providing opportunities for learning, as well as receiving encouragement and advice. These connections have been shown to be key for children and youth …

Evaluation in the Community Context | A Practical Workshop for Building Capacity to Conduct Community-Based Evaluation

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December 9th, 2020 | 9:00 am – 12:00 MST Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines (e.g., health care, community development, government, not-for-profit). Special thanks to Rebecca Gokiert, Director, Evaluation Capacity Network, University of Alberta and Pieter de Vos, Postdoctoral Fellow, Evaluation Capacity Network, …

WORKSHOP: Evaluation in the Community Context | A Practical Workshop for Building Capacity to Conduct Community-Based Evaluation

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Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines (e.g., health care, community development, government, not-for-profit). Special thanks to Rebecca Gokiert, Director, Evaluation Capacity Network, University of Alberta and Pieter de Vos, Postdoctoral Fellow, Evaluation Capacity Network, University of Alberta.

WEBINAR: Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide

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View and Download the Resource Here The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is excited to share a new resource, the Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide. We are excited to share this resource with you and have secured two special guests, Amy Jeske (Mentoring Manager) and (Alexandra Jansen) Match Facilitator, Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of …

WEBINAR: Innovative Mentoring Programs: Supporting Youth Involved in the Legal System with a Mental Health Diagnosis – Mary Lee Block

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Healthy habits and healthy relationships are essential for all youth, especially those with more complex needs. How does your mentoring program support wrap-around service supports, and how can you better work together with partners? The Forensic Adolescent Program is an Alberta Health Services program for adolescent youth who are involved in the legal system and have a mental health diagnosis. …

WEBINAR: Mentoring as an early intervention: A proactive approach to youth homelessness with David French, A Way Home

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“Did you know that your youth mentoring program actually acts as a protective factor against youth homelessness? In addition to the multitude of other positive academic and social outcomes that a quality mentoring relationship provides, the role of a mentor in growing natural supports and resilience in a young person was identified as an important Early Intervention in the recently …

WEBINAR: Youth Workplace Mentoring Opportunity Workbook

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What is Youth Workplace Mentoring? A Youth Workplace Mentoring Program (commonly referred to a Corporate Mentoring Program) is a relationship between a mentoring organization and a business that results in the creation of a Youth Workplace Mentoring Program between employees and kids. The program offers mentoring organizations the opportunity to recruit employees as volunteer mentors and gives businesses a means …