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: Support & Retention

Herrera, C., Vang, Z. & Gale, L.Y. (2002). Group Mentoring: A Study of Mentoring Groups in Three Programs. Phildelphia: Public/Private Ventures.

Kuperminc, G.P. & Thomason, J. D. (2014). Group Mentoring. In D.L Dubois & M.J. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of Youth Mentoring, Second Edition (pp. 273−289). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

McCurley, S. (2005). Volunteer Management Course Guide. Stamford: Keep America Beautiful, Inc.

U.S. Department of Education Mentoring Resource Centre. (2009). More than Saying Thank You: Comprehensive Approaches to Mentor Retention. Folsom: U.S. Department of Education Mentoring Resource Centre. Retrieved online from:

Volunteer Canada. (2012). Volunteer Recognition. Retrieved from online:

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