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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Children and Youth in Care Mentoring Pilot 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
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..
Offline Mentee Training
*Please note that this is an offline version of our Mentee Training. A new digital version is currently in production.
AMP’s online mentee training offers easy-to-use, step-by-step training which improves the quality and outcomes of mentoring relationships by:
• providing mentees with an overall understanding of the mentoring process
• helping mentees understand the benefits of mentoring
• teaching mentees about their role in the mentoring relationship
• offering safety and boundary training
Strength-Based Mentoring: A Practice Guide for Mentors
The most effective mentors are strength-based. That is, they will always find opportunities to build a caring, respectful relationship with their mentee while supporting them to develop in positive ways through activities and interactions that are mutually enjoyable, meaningful, challenging and success-oriented.
“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.”