E-mentoring

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Also known as online mentoring, this relationship is conducted using the Internet, using social media like e-mail, Facebook or twitter. This form of mentoring is ideal for those who want to make a connection, but have a busy schedule. It is also helpful in connecting youth in isolated areas with a larger community. During the summer months, e-mentoring can also …

Community Leader

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People from across Alberta recruited to provide a supportive voice to the mentoring project at a grass roots/ community level. Community Leaders might be local dignitaries, outstanding citizens, or senior business leaders in the community who have achieved prominence in their communities and can act in this role through their everyday work. Community Leaders may be called upon by local …

Online Mentoring

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Mentoring is conducted through the Internet when transportation is an issue or when online contact is the preferred means of communications.

Cross Age Peer Mentoring

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Peers or youth who are older (typically 3 years or school grades higher), more knowledgeable, or have advanced skills serve as mentors to younger peers.

Academic Mentoring

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Focus is directly or indirectly aimed at improving the academic performance of the child, youth or group being mentored, or for teaching specific information or skills. – AMP Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Team Mentoring

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Matches several mentors working with small groups of children or young people. – AMP Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

One-to-one Mentoring

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This very personalized form of mentoring consists of one mentor and one mentee. Success in this type of mentoring requires the careful matching of personalities, the coordination of two schedules and ongoing monitoring to support the success of the mentoring relationship.- AMP The Role of a Community Leader (p.7) Matches one mentor in a relationship with one child or youth. – AMP …

Mentoring

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Mentoring is the presence of a caring individual who provides a young person with support, advice, friendship, reinforcement and constructive role modelling over time