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Guide to mentoring for parents

The purpose of this template is to provide an overview of what to include in an information pack for the parents or guardians of a young person entering a youth mentoring relationship.

Change Management Toolkit

The Change Management Toolkit takes a look at the skills and qualities you need to effectively manage change.

Risk Management Toolkit

Whether you are a chief executive or a team leader, this toolkit will help you identify potential risks to your organisation.

Media Toolkit

This media toolkit will give you all the information you need to approach your local media outlets with good news stories about the achievement of your mentoring program and the young people you work with.

Policy and Procedure Toolkit: Part 1

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide an overview of how a typical mentoring program’s policies are developed. This document identifies core policies that should govern your mentoring program. Included with each policy is a list of key questions that can guide you in creating your own policies.

Policy and Procedure Toolkit – Part 2

Part 2 of the toolkit come available in Microsoft Word format for easy customisation and includes sample policies covering general principles, responsibilities and high-level procedures. 

Whether you use this manual as a review guide or follow it step by step, we urge you to carefully consider the specific design and structure of your program when developing your own policy and procedure manual. If your program is part of a larger organisation, make sure that your policies correspond with those of your parent organisation.

Mentor Training Toolkit

Planning and delivering your mentor volunteer training? Then this AYMN training toolkit, packed with over 20 hours of interactive learning activities, has all you need to prepare volunteers to become effective mentors. Aimed at program coordinators it is suitable for use in a variety of different settings.

Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit

This toolkit provides an overview of the evaluation process and takes you step-by-step through the process of identifying and collecting information on your outcomes. There are 3 main steps in this process:

  • Planning – working out what information you need in order to assess the difference your work makes
  • Monitoring – collecting that information
  • Evaluating – using that information to help you report to funders and develop your work