The National Mentoring Partnership in Maryland
The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has selected MOST to host and operate the Maryland affiliate of this national initiative to increase the quality and quantity of Mentoring relationships, support programs to improve quality, effectiveness, and scale, and coalesce stakeholders to expand engagement and investment locally.
Read the Press Release to learn more.
MOST is now hiring a MENTOR Maryland Director
The Director will be instrumental in developing the statewide strategic plan, engaging a broad cross-section of stakeholders to support the work, and building a sustainable and effective initiative. A successful Director will build and strengthen Maryland’s mentoring and youth development networks and partnerships, lead fundraising efforts, and manage staff.
8th Annual National Mentoring Summit, 2018
Will be taking place January 24-26, 2018 at the Renaissance Washington DC, Downtown
The National Mentoring Summit is the only national convening of youth mentoring professionals, researchers, MENTOR Affiliates, philanthropic investors, and government and civic leaders aimed at collectively strengthening and expanding quality mentoring relationships for young people across the country.
This year's theme is “Building Relationships, Advancing the Movement”
Click here to learn more from the Summit website.
Registration is now open
Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring, 4th Edition:
Details research-informed and practitioner-approved Standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships. The Fourth Edition, released in September 2015, reflects the most up-to-date research, practice, and thinking in the mentoring field.
The publication covers 6 standards to ensure the safety and effectiveness of mentoring relationships:
- Matching and Initiating
- Monitoring and Support
More information can be found on the MENTOR website including the full publication and companion checklist.
Maryland Mentoring Resource Center
3600 Clipper Mill Rd, Suite 250
Baltimore, MD 21211
Provides training for mentors both in person and through online webinars.
The MMRC also provides an option to have a training session tailored to your specific organization's goals and needs.
(Webinar) Mentoring 101
November 28th 12pm - 1pm
Mentoring 101 is designed to clarify the role and responsibilities of a mentor, address expectations and concerns, enhance communication skills, and increase the awareness of diversity and its impact on the mentor relationship. This training is appropriate for both new mentors as an introduction and current mentors who would like a refresher.
For more information contact Mary Bradford at email@example.com
National Mentoring Resource Center
National Mentoring Month: January 2018
Several National Mentoring Month events are recognized at the national level and are celebrated on social media. Mark these dates on your planning calendar and download the online engagement toolkit for tips and sample messaging to help you get started on planning!
- January 4, 2018 – I Am a Mentor Day
A day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world.
- January 11, 2018 – National Mentoring Month Kick-off Twitter Chat (3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT)
A social media opportunity to discuss all things National Mentoring Month and how mentoring is impacting local communities.
- January 15, 2018 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
A day to share in the inspirational words of MLK, Jr. and elevate the spirit of service through volunteerism.
- January 17, 2018 – International Mentoring Day
A day of international conversations on social media where photos, video, and powerful mentoring stories messages are shared.
- January 25, 2018 – #ThankYourMentor Day
A day for all who have real-life mentoring experiences to thank those who helped them on their path to adulthood and beyond.
National Mentoring Month: How to Engage and Recruit
November 21st 1:00pm - 2:15pm EST
This webinar will be highlighting National Mentoring Month and how to leverage the milestone as an opportunity for recruitment. Hear research-backed tips and learn tactical tools to engage and expand audiences.