Mentor Orientation


Supporting volunteers to effectively mentor young people begins with initial and on-going training. To support organizations in providing quality, standardized training, AMP has developed an online orientation program for mentors. It is most beneficial if mentors participate in these pieces of training before they are matched. Additional in-person and/or program-specific training may be required. This training provides a foundation of knowledge that you can build upon.


What You Will Learn

The orientation introduces mentors to the core concepts of mentoring and what it means to be a mentor.

The program includes 5 modules and a check for understanding:

  • The basics of mentoring
  • The importance of mentoring
  • The role of the mentor
  • The support you can expect from your mentoring program
  • Introduction to the dynamics of building a positive mentoring relationship

Online Training for Your Organization/School

To use AMP’s Online Mentor Orientation course as a part of your mentoring organizations training:

  1. Apply to become an Alberta Mentoring Partnership partner
  2. Email and request to have your organization added to the training portal
  3. Volunteer mentors create their accounts and you can track their progress
  4. Complete the Mentor Orientation and receive your certificate


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“We acknowledge that we are on and support Mentoring for Youth in the traditional territories across Alberta of the many First Nations from Treaty 6,7,& 8, the Métis of the 8 Alberta Settlements, and Inuit people whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.”