Supporting your child's mentoring journey
One of the best things any parent or guardian can do is to get involved with their child's mentoring journey. In fact, research has found that mentoring has an even greater impact on youth when families encourage the match and are engaged.
As a parent, it's important to understand how you can support your child's mentoring journey.
This handbook will provide you with information about our program, what to expect from your child’s mentor, how you can support the relationship, guidelines to follow and ways you and your child can provide feedback to us.
I personally wanted to add something meaningful and valuable to my life, I wanted an opportunity to give back and what I got in return is a friend for life. It's something special when you feel like you can make an impact on a young person's life in a positive way, but it is even more special when they consider you a role model and a mentor.
Being a mentor really made me more aware of others in the community that might be struggling, I have found my self helping neighbours more and getting to know them better. It has made me more confident with speaking with others. Helping someone by giving them consistency in support while also getting outdoors and having a good time. It’s a win, win for everyone.
If I ever needed to talk to someone I could talk to him, had something to look forward to every week someone older in my life that I could still muck around with and talk with