Mentoring Guides: detailed descriptions of the process and benefits of mentoring.
- Manual for Mentors: A Guide to a Rewarding Mentoring Experience by Dr. Susan G. Weinberger
- This comprehensive guide is included in the packet that mentors receive when they are matched. If you only read one resource, make it this one! This guide provides clear expectations for the Connect to College Mentoring Program.
- Building Relationships- A Guide for New Mentors
- This publication goes over 10 principles of effective mentoring, with detailed explanations as well as real life examples and quotes from mentors and mentees. It provides a helpful overview of the mentoring process and best techniques for creating and maintaining a positive mentoring relationship.
From Newsweek- Mentoring: The Quiet Revolution, a series of articles on the effects and benefits of mentoring for both mentees and mentors.
- Mentoring Works by Jonathan Alter
- Getting to the Gold by Annetta Miller
- Friends in Deed by Julie Curtis Ames & Justin Martin
Mentoring Toolbox: how-to guides and skills for mentors.
- Tools for Mentoring Adolescents
- Aren’t Mentors for Little Kids?
- Building Trust & Attachment with Your Mentee
- Let’s Get Real- Promoting Positive, Honest Communication with Your Mentee
- Setting Mentoring Boundaries
- The Influence of Culture on Mentoring Relationships
- Developmental Characteristics of 12-14 Year Olds
- Developmental Characteristics of 15-18 Year Olds
- What’s Hot? What’s Not?
- Talking it Through: Communication Skills for Mentors
- This site provides a series of interactive videos which model mentor/mentee conversations about various topics and how best to approach them. Registration is required, but is free.
- Youth Mentoring Connection: Mentor Tips
- This site provides a series of short tips and quizzes addressing topics that may come up in interaction between a mentor and mentee.
- A Year of Mentoring Activity Ideas
- Free and low cost activities
- Claremont Colleges Fallen Fruit Walk
- Zipcars– easy daily and hourly car rentals great for Claremont College student mentors without access to a car.
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