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Models of Mentoring

Our purpose is to create a platform for highlighting models of mentoring so that other agencies, districts, community-based organizations, and schools can learn from and with other colleagues.


Mentoring Videos


Mentoring Resources

Here are resources that can expand and deepen the understanding of effective mentoring:

Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring
MENTOR’s cornerstone publication, the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, details research-informed and practitioner-approved Standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships.
How to Build A Successful Mentoring Program
This comprehensive tool kit includes tools, templates and advice for implementing and adhering to the second edition of the Elements of Effective Practice—rigorous guidelines that, when followed, will help to ensure quality mentoring.
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
This BRYCS Brief highlightsnew directions in youth mentoring and provides recommendations for developing mentoring services to refugee youth.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Based Volenteering
Many relationships between Bigs and Littles fall under our Community-Based programs. This simply means that the mentoring takes place somewhere in the community.