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.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (2005). Building Blocks of Quality Mentoring Programs. Retrieved online at Mentoring Canada: http://www.mentoringcanada.ca/training/Mentors/Modules/3_4_decision.html
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Oregon Mentors (2014). Matching Youth & Volunteers: Building the Foundation for Quality Mentoring Relationships. Webinar, Spring 2014.
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