Helping Youth Develop Skills During a Summer of Uncertainty

Virtual

Join MENTOR and American Student Assistance on May 18 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM EST for a forum on youth workforce development and digital work-based learning during the age of COVID-19. Learn how organizations, both big and small, adjusted their programming last summer and applied lessons learned to build robust youth experiences for the summer of 2021. This session […]

Free

Social and Emotional Learning: Exploring Models and Strategies

Virtual

This webinar will describe various methods and models for delivering Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) within mentoring programs. Panelists will discuss their programs’ use of SEL, including how they create their curriculum and train their mentors. They will also discuss how to involve mentors, mentees, parents and staff in curriculum development process. Presenters will cover […]

Free

June Community Coffee Hour

Virtual

Grab your coffee or tea, and join your mentoring program peers and MENTOR Virginia on Wednesday, June 9 from 9:00 - 10:00 am for Community Coffee Hour. We'll be discussing strategies for coaching mentors to have brave conversations with mentees. MENTOR Virginia will be hosting a Community Coffee Hour on the 2nd Wednesday of each […]

Free

July Community Coffee Hour

Virtual

Grab your coffee or tea, and join your mentoring program peers and MENTOR Virginia on Wednesday, July 14 from 9:00 - 10:00 am for Community Coffee Hour. We'll be discussing Tools & Best Practices for Measuring Program Outcomes. MENTOR Virginia will be hosting a Community Coffee Hour on the 2nd Wednesday of each month to […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 1: Designing & Planning Mentoring Programs

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 1 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into designing and planning youth mentoring programs in alignment with best practices. This workshop will provide opportunities to apply concepts through interactive activities, and will leave participants with take-away resources and […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 2: Recruiting Mentors & Mentees

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 2 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for recruiting mentors and mentees who are a good fit with the program's goals and values. Participants will learn about recruitment strategies, messaging, and how to develop a […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 3: Screening Mentors & Mentees

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 3 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for screening mentors and mentees for motivation, commitment, and alignment. Participants will learn how to use key tools throughout the screening process to ensure consistent and safe implementation. […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 4: Training Mentors & Mentees

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 4 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for providing pre-match and ongoing training opportunities to mentors, mentees, and families. Participants will learn about the key topics needed for effective preparation, and available resources to help […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 5: Making Effective Mentor/Mentee Matches

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 5 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for making strong mentor/mentee matches. Participants will learn about the innovative strategies and tools that can help programs make matches that empower youth. This workshop will be interactive, […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 6: Monitoring & Supporting Matches

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 6 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for monitoring matches for safety, and supporting matches for long-term success. Participants will learn about strategies and tools for providing ongoing monitoring and support. This workshop will be […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 7: Closing Mentor/Mentee Matches

Virtual

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 7 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for providing closure to mentors and mentees, along with why closure is critically important. Participants will learn about providing closure training to participants and strategies for facilitating healthy […]

Free

EEP Workshop Part 8: Evaluating Mentoring Programs

Virtual Training

Join MENTOR Virginia for part 8 of our virtual workshop series on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEP). We will be diving into best practices for conducting evaluations for mentoring programs. Participants will learn about different types of program evaluation, measurement tools, and how to link program outcomes with program design. This workshop […]

Free