Mentoring Program Support

Starting and sustaining a mentoring program is challenging. We offer everything you need to make your program successful, from starting a program to designing curriculum. In addition to the menu of services we offer through contract work, we offer partner organizations FREE services to assist in elevating the quality and quantity of their mentoring program. Membership benefits include:

  • Background checks for mentors
  • Mentor training at our site
  • Life skill training for mentees on program’s site
  • Technical assistance
  • Recruiting support via listing in the only online national database of mentoring programs
  • Program Certification

Starting a New Program

Thinking about starting a mentoring program?

The thought of starting a mentoring program can be both exciting and scary.  More than likely, you have already been doing your part to support one or several youth in your life and you’re starting to feel that it is time to elevate your efforts.  But where do you start?
The reality is, starting a mentoring program means starting a business.  Mentoring programs require staff, policies, funding, and so much more.  We’re here to help.  We recommend you start by reading both the 3rd and 4th editions of the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™.  These resources detail research-informed and practitioner-approved standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships.

Additionally, we offer a 2-hour training monthly in which we review the 6 Elements of Effective Practice and discuss what it takes to get your mentoring program started.  Click to register.

Strengthen an Existing Program

Already have a program and ready to take it to the next level?

We offer an extensive menu of services to help you along the way.  All of our services are aligned with and informed by evidenced-based, national best practices as outlined in the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™.  We offer training, technical assistance, and consulting to help you ensure that your program meets best practices standards.

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