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.

AMP Mentor Application/Screening Process Overview
Outlines the key aspects in the Mentor Screening process.

AMP Mentoring Program School Referral Form
An example of a form that can be used when asking schools to refer mentees to a program.

AMP Promotional Material
AMP offers free promotional material that can be used for mentoring programs.

AMP Recruitment Guidelines & Tips (Mentors & Mentees)
Shares considerations for recruitment in your own community, as well as tips to recruit mentors and mentees.

Charity Village: The Top 10 Places to Find Volunteers
Charity Village describes the best places to discover volunteers for a program or event.

Charity Village: Volunteer Recruitment resources
Contains a list of resources, including articles and websites, to aid in the recruitment of volunteers.

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.

Marketing for the Recruitment of Mentors: A Workbook for Finding and Attracting Volunteers
A comprehensive guide to marketing for mentors.
Qualities of Successful Mentors: MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership
A downloadable word document that describes the characteristics of successful mentors.

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.

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.

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