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.

Works Cited: Recruitment, Screening & Matching

AED Centre for Gender Equity (2009). Girls’ Success: Mentoring Guide for Life Skills. United States of America: Academy for Educational Development. Retrieved from:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (2005). Building Blocks of Quality Mentoring Programs. Retrieved online at Mentoring Canada:

Canadian Women’s Foundation (2014). Building Strong Girls: An Evaluation of Phase 2 of The Canadian Women’s Foundation Girls’ Fund Highlights Report. Toronto, ON: Canadian Women’s Foundation.

Humphrey-Pratt, C. (2006). Volunteer Recruitment. Grant MacEwan College & Volunteer Alberta. Retrieved online:

Karcher, M. J. (2007). Meet-n-greet: A mentor-mentee matching approach for increasing the prevalanece of naturally self-sleected mentoring partners in program-based matches. Unpublished manuscript, University of Texas at San Antonio. Retrieved from

Oregon Mentors (2014). Matching Youth & Volunteers: Building the Foundation for Quality Mentoring Relationships. Webinar, Spring 2014.

Sherk, J. (2006, April). Designing and implementing a group mentoring program. Mentoring Tactics, 1(4), p.5.

Spencer, R. (2006). Why Mentoring Relationships End. Research in Action, Issue 5.


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