Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit

This Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit provides the tools, resources and support to create, implement, deliver and evaluate a quality group mentoring program for girls, ages 9-13, in your community. The Toolkit is intended to be used in a range of communities, and can be adapted to the unique values, needs, strengths and challenges that each community encompasses.

Additional Resources: Recruitment, Screening & Matching

2011 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey
This report highlights research by Deloitte suggests a powerful link between frequent participation in workplace volunteer activities and several measures of employee engagement that, in turn, contribute to employees’ perceptions of positive corporate culture.
http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_US/us/About/Community-Involvement/volunteerism/impact-day/f98eec97e6650310VgnVCM2000001b56f00aRCRD.htm#

AMP Mentor Application/Screening Process Overview
Outlines the key aspects in the Mentor Screening process.
http://albertamentors.ca/wp-content/themes/albertamentors/library/amp-toolkits/create-a-mentoring-program-toolkits/create-a-mentoring-program/pdf/%20Tool%2009%20-%20A%20-%20Application%20screening%20process%20overview.pdf

AMP Mentoring Program School Referral Form
An example of a form that can be used when asking schools to refer mentees to a program.
http://albertamentors.ca/wp-content/themes/albertamentors/library/amp-toolkits/create-a-mentoring-program-toolkits/create-a-mentoring-program/pdf/Tool%2009%20-%20B%20-%20Mentoring%20program%20referral%20form%20for%20schools.pdf

AMP Promotional Material
AMP offers free promotional material that can be used for mentoring programs.
http://albertamentors.ca/about-us/download-amp-promotional-material/

AMP Recruitment Guidelines & Tips (Mentors & Mentees)
Shares considerations for recruitment in your own community, as well as tips to recruit mentors and mentees.
http://albertamentors.ca/wp-content/themes/albertamentors/library/amp-toolkits/create-a-mentoring-program-toolkits/create-a-mentoring-program/pdf/Tool%2008%20-%20Recruitment%20guidlines%20and%20tips.pdf

Charity Village: The Top 10 Places to Find Volunteers
Charity Village describes the best places to discover volunteers for a program or event.
https://charityvillage.com/Content.aspx?topic=the_top_ten_places_to_find_volunteers&last=552

Charity Village: Volunteer Recruitment resources
Contains a list of resources, including articles and websites, to aid in the recruitment of volunteers.
https://charityvillage.com/topics/volunteer-engagement/volunteer-management/volunteer-recruitment.aspx

Employer Support of Volunteering
Statistics Canada published this article about employee-supported volunteering, which provides information about the ways in which employers support volunteering in Canada.
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-008-x/2012001/article/11670-eng.htm

Marketing for the Recruitment of Mentors: A Workbook for Finding and Attracting Volunteers
A comprehensive guide to marketing for mentors.
http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/resources/marketing-1.pdf
 
Qualities of Successful Mentors: MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership
A downloadable word document that describes the characteristics of successful mentors.
http://www.mentoring.org/downloads/mentoring_592.doc

2011 Statistics Canada: Volunteer Rate and Distribution of Volunteer Hours
Shares the Canadian statistics for who volunteers and how many hours they engage in volunteer work.
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/89-649-x/2011001/tbl/tbl21-eng.htm

Volunteer Recruitment
This document highlights the basics of volunteer recruitment, including additional information on the four P’s of marketing and a worksheet to create a Recruitment Plan.
http://volunteeralberta.ab.ca/varc/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/rcvo-volrecruitmt.pdf


Contact: mentoringgirls(at)canadianwomen.org