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: Training

Alberta Mentoring Partnership (AMP) Online Mentor Training
This online training for mentors provides an overview of some of the core concepts of mentoring and what it means to be a mentor. It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete, and includes the course on mentoring, a quiz and a completion certificate.

AMP Strength-Based Mentoring Resources  
AMP offers a variety of resources that highlight strength-based mentoring, including a Practice Guide for Organizations, a Practice Guide for Mentors and a Practice Guide for Classrooms and Schools.

Building Blocks of Quality Mentoring Programs
Mentoring Canada outlines the tasks, topics and format for training mentors.

Building Relationships: A Guide for New Mentors
This resource is designed to give practitioners a set of tools and ideas that can be used to build quality mentoring programs, including ready-to-use mentor training modules.

In Person Training Framework
When used in addition to the AMP Online Mentor Training, this framework will give mentors an overall training to prepare them for their role as a mentor. It allows individuals and organizations to assess where the information would be best delivered and in what setting.

Mentoring Fact Sheet: A Mentors Guide to Youth Development
Gives an overview of positive youth development and how a mentors can strengthen a youth as they develop.

Mentor Event Training Toolkit
This Toolkit provides a framework and supplementary resources for hosting a mentor training event. It provides guidelines for planning and hosting an event that equips mentors with the training and tools to become successful mentors.

Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota: For Mentees: Preparing for a Mentoring Relationship

Stepping Stones: A Resource on Youth Development
A resource by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services that provides up-to-date research and information about youth development to guide the delivery of high quality supports and services for youth aged 12−25.

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