Toolkit |Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Guide
This guide was created for BGCBigs Edmonton as a resource for the Alberta Mentoring Partnership. The guide contains recommendations and best practices for working with SGD youth, and highlights program design considerations.
Toolkit | Creating a Quality, Community-Based Mentoring Program
The toolkit offers 13 steps to support the development of a community-based mentoring program. Each step provides mentoring organizations with the tools needed to move forward with program design and implementation.
Toolkit | Mentoring Girls Groups
This toolkit provides the resources and support to help schools and mentoring organizations create, implement, deliver and evaluate a quality group mentoring program for girls ages 9-13. The tools can be adapted to the unique values, needs, strengths and challenges of each community.
Guide | Mentoring Indigenous Communities
Children and youth across all communities in the province need support from adults as they grow. Aboriginal communities have unique mentorship needs. The 10-step guidelines help schools and mentoring organizations create culturally relevant programing for children and youth of Aboriginal descent.
Guide | Mentoring Immigrant Communities
Children and youth across all communities in the province need support from adults as they grow. Immigrant communities have unique mentorship needs. The 8-step guidelines help schools and mentoring organizations create culturally relevant programming for children and youth who are newcomers to Canada.
Toolkit | Children & Youth in Care and Mentoring Program Design
This document outlines the Children & Youth in Care and Mentoring Program Design, informed through an extensive literature review, stakeholder consultation, evaluation and evidence-informed practice. This work is relational, collaborative, and significant as mentoring relationships positively impact the lives of children and youth in care in Alberta.t.
Pilot Project | Children and Youth in Care Mentoring Project
The Children and Youth in Care and Mentoring Project enlisted the time and efforts of various organizations to develop tools and knowledge to support agencies providing mentoring programming to children and youth in care. As part of the Children and Youth in Care and Mentoring Project, there were plans to develop a toolkit to ensure the learnings were accessible. At the same time the Ontario Mentoring Coalition had just completed the development of a Toolkit on Effective Mentoring for Youth Facing Barriers to Success, which included a section on Children and Youth in Care. Visit Here
Toolkit | Corporate Mentor Recruitment
Need mentors? Partnering with a corporation in your community could help you recruit. This 2-part toolkit is designed a) to help mentoring organizations identify, approach, and partner with businesses to recruit employee volunteer mentors, and b) to help corporate partners run a mentor recruitment campaign. Each step is supported by considerations and questions to help guide the relationship building process..
Toolkit | Strength-Based Mentoring: Nurturing the social-emotional development of children and youth
Rather than focus on problem behaviours and risks, strength based mentoring helps youth realize their strengths, identify and develop their leadership skills, and apply them in healthy, productive ways.
Use this toolkit to strengthen your mentoring program and help mentors look beyond problem behaviours to kids’ strengths.
Mentoring Resources for Schools
Online Mentor Training
Supporting volunteers to effectively mentor young people begins with initial and ongoing training. To support organizations in providing quality, standardized training, AMP has developed an online training program for mentors.