What is Mentoring?. Mentoring is the presence of a caring individual(s) who provides a young person with support, advice, friendship, reinforcement and constructive role modelling over time. You don’t have to be superhuman.
In a school board in western Canada:
Children and youth with mentors experienced:
You don’t have to be
superhuman to be a mentor, but you can feel like it.
There is a waiting list of young people in Alberta looking for a mentor.
What are you waiting for?
Every child who needs a mentor has access to a mentor.
Together, we have to ensure children and youth are properly cared for in society, have positive adult mentors in their lives, and are raised in safe, nurturing families.