Social Skills or Personal Mentoring

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Focus is aimed at supporting a particular population to address issues common to that group, or at building particular behaviours and practices, or at supporting an individual or group through a critical time of change development. – AMP Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Cultural Mentoring

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Focus is to share the customs, values and practices of a specific culture, tradition or group with the child, youth or group being mentored. – AMP Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Career Mentoring

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Focus to assist the child, youth or group being mentored in acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to advance to, or begin on a career path. – AMP Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Teen Mentoring

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Matches high school and upper middle school teens as mentors with younger students. Matches could be one-on-one, one teen with 2 or 3 younger students, 2 or 3 teens with a small group of younger students or a configuration that works for both school situations. This type of mentoring requires additional support. – AMP Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Tri Mentoring

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Also known as Cascading Mentoring, this type of mentoring happens when a mentee in one relationship becomes a mentor in another relationship – often to a peer or a younger person. All mentors in this structure require ongoing training and support. Sometimes referred to as Big/Middle/Little. – AMP The Role of a Community Leader (p.7)

Two-to-One Mentoring

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In this type of relationship, one mentee has two mentors – giving the mentee the added experience of developing two relationships. Sometime practices as Couples Mentoring, this relationship can also increase flexibility for the mentors as they can maintain the regularity of meetings with the mentee when the other cannot attend. This sometimes occurs in Corporate mentoring. – AMP The Role …

Peer Mentoring

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When a person, perceived as an equal, mentors another, like two young people of approximately the same age. It can be a very powerful form of mentoring, but the young person who is the mentor may require additional orientation and support – AMP The Role of a Community Leader (p.8)

Group Mentoring

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This is where a group of mentors are matched with a larger group of youth, ideally in a one mentor to two youth ratio. In this structure there is an opportunity for individual relationships to emerge more naturally, and youth to learn how to function well in groups and develop friendships. This structure appeals to adults who like working as …

Family Mentoring

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This is where a mentor spends time with an entire family talking and listening just like a friend would. By strengthening each family member, the family becomes better prepared to deal with life’s challenges and responsibilities. – AMP The Role of a Community Leader (p.8)