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Talking it Through: Communication Skills for Mentors

Talking it Through: Communication Skills for Mentors promotes successful mentor/youth interactions and relationship-building. Once mentors learn about the complexities of their role, they often wish they were better prepared. Watching and reflecting on the examples in...
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Are We Having Fun Yet?

This isn’t how you pictured your relationship with your mentee turning out. She was supposed to burst out the door of her home with excitement every time you picked her up, hang on your every word, and spend at least half of her time with you laughing and smiling....
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What’s in It for Me?

The ideal mentor doesn’t and shouldn’t do it for themselves, this is clear, they do it for the kids. We know that kids who have a mentor experience many positive impacts, a few being they are 55% more likely to enroll in college, 78% more likely to volunteer...
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Are We Having Fun Yet?

This isn’t how you pictured your relationship with your mentee turning out. She was supposed to burst out the door of her home with excitement every time you picked her up, hang on your every word, and spend at least half of her time with you laughing and smiling....

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What’s in It for Me?

The ideal mentor doesn’t and shouldn’t do it for themselves, this is clear, they do it for the kids. We know that kids who have a mentor experience many positive impacts, a few being they are 55% more likely to enroll in college, 78% more likely to volunteer...

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Mentors Aren’t Made of Money

The temptation is common, and your intentions are good. Your relationship with your mentee is new. You want to give him the opportunity to experience things he may not get to do very often, if at all. There are so many possibilities: amusement parks, zoos, museums,...

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