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Hosted by the Alberta Mentoring Partnership, the AMP Mentoring Moments Podcast brings you stories, research and best practices to inform your mentoring practice. Whether you are a Mentor or a Mentee, listen to this podcast for ideas and inspiration about how you can change lives and make difference in your community. Our story profiles cover organizations throughout Alberta that are changing lives and building community. To learn more visit http://albertamentors.ca and for episode feedback, questions or to suggest guests contact podcast@albertamentors.ca

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Hosted by the Alberta Mentoring Partnership, the AMP Mentoring Moments Podcast brings you stories, research and best practices to inform your mentoring practice. Whether you are a Mentor or a Mentee, listen to this podcast for ideas and inspiration about how you can change lives and make difference in your community. Our story profiles cover organizations throughout Alberta that are changing lives and building community. To learn more visit http://albertamentors.ca and for episode feedback, questions or to suggest guests contact podcast@albertamentors.ca

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The AMP Mentoring Minute Podcast

Latest release on Jun 16, 2020

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Rank #1: Introduction to #MentoringMonth2020

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We all could use more funding and more volunteers. Join a campaign this January to help find both.

Across North America, Mentoring programs will be raising our collective voices to celebrate the importance of youth mentoring, recruit more volunteers, and raise more funds for our programs.

Whether you are a new program or have been mentoring for a decade, take the time now to brainstorm how you can help celebrate the importance of youth mentoring across the province.

Across Alberta, mentoring programs will be hosting open houses to recruit volunteers, tabling at post-secondary institutions, launching social media, bus shelter, park bench, and bridge banner campaigns to recruit more volunteers. Agencies will be hosting fundraisers and opportunities to engage the community in your important work.

What is Mentoring Month?

The Alberta Mentoring Partnership presents #MentoringMonth in January 2020 to celebrate and raise awareness of mentoring across the province of Alberta. Get involved by becoming a caring mentor to a child in need, learning about mentoring resources and training, and growing mentoring programs in your community.

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Oct 28 2019

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Rank #2: Mentoring as an early intervention: A proactive approach to youth homelessness with David French, A Way Home

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Did you know that your youth mentoring program actually acts as a protective factor against youth homelessness? In addition to the multitude of other positive academic and social outcomes that a quality mentoring relationship provides, the role of a mentor in growing natural supports and resilience in a young person was identified as an important Early Intervention in the recently released “ROADMAP FOR THE PREVENTION OF YOUTH HOMELESSNESS.”

Join Director of Policy and Planning with A Way Home, David French, to learn more about how your mentoring contributes to a proactive approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, how common outcomes can be valuable in helping all of us advance our work and the roadmap.

The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth Homelessness is designed to help service providers, policymakers, communities, advocates, researchers, and all people in Canada better understand the meaning of youth homelessness prevention. It provides a clear definition of youth homelessness prevention, a prevention typology, and a common language for policy and practice, outlining:

  • What is youth homelessness prevention, and what isn’t it?
  • Who is responsible for youth homelessness prevention?
  • What are systems approaches to prevention?
  • What program models and interventions exist?
  • What is the evidence for youth homelessness prevention?

The Roadmap is a useful guide to why and how prevention can contribute to a comprehensive system’s response to youth homelessness, detailing evidence-based and informed program models that can help communities and governments implement plans to prevent and end youth homelessness. The Roadmap has been directly informed by consultations with youth across Canada, who have experienced homelessness. To reform our response to youth homelessness, it is critical that youths’ voices, experiences, and insights are the cornerstone of the work.

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Aug 14 2019

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Rank #3: More Males Mentoring – Community Conversation: Dr. Phil Sevigny and Vincenza Martinovich

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On February 21st, 2020, the Alberta Mentoring Partnership was joined by Dr. Phil Sevigny, and Ph.D. Student Vincenza Martinovich hosted a discussion at the University of Alberta to unveil the draft More Males Mentoring Toolkit.

In this episode, hear the recorded presentation on the current state of male mentoring research and the findings from the initial environmental scan.

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Download the Draft Enviroscan Document Here

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Feb 25 2020

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Rank #4: Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide: Amy Jeske & Alexandra Jansen, Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton

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The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is excited to share a new resource, the Sexual and Gender Diverse (SGD) Youth Mentoring Program Guide. We are excited to share this resource with you and have secured two special guests, Amy Jeske (Mentoring Manager) and Alexandra Jansen (Match Facilitator), Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton.

There is a growing awareness that Sexual and Gender Diverse in-person mentoring relationships can serve an essential role for SGD youth, as they would be well-positioned to offer ongoing support to the needs of youth as they navigate through phases of exploring, accepting, and sharing their identity with others. Given that SGD youth face unique challenges, and there is a strong belief that mentors can help them positively navigate these challenges, many organizations have started taking an interest in developing new programs or improving existing programming to address the unique needs of SGD youth. This guide was created by BGCBigs (Boys & Girls Clubs and Big Brothers Big Sisters) Edmonton as a resource for the Alberta Mentoring Partnership. However, the guide can be a reference for youth and community organizations in Alberta and Canada who are interested in this topic.

The guide contains recommendations and best practices for working with SGD youth and highlights program design considerations. The program design elements in this manual could be tailored for use in existing mentorship programs that wish to serve SGD youth more effectively or could provide the basis for standalone mentorship programs principally focused on SGD youth and mentors.

With Thanks and support to the: The Pride Center of Edmonton, Government of Alberta, BGCBigs, SGD working group, BBBS Calgary, BBBS Winnipeg, and MENTOR.

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Mar 03 2020

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Rank #5: More Males Mentoring: Attracting & Retaining Male Mentors

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What’s working and what’s not when it comes to male mentoring?

The AMP is excited to announce we have secured a MITACS Grant from the University of Alberta to work with Dr. Phil Sevigny and PhD Student Vincenza Martinovich to explore questions related to helping more male-identified persons get involved in youth mentoring

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Dec 09 2019

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