Adult Mentor Characteristics. While any adult can act as a youth mentor, a 2005 national survey found some differences between adults who participated in youth mentoring and those who did not (MENTOR, 2006). Age. Young adults ages 18 to 24 and middle-aged adults ages 35 to 54 had the highest rates for mentoring young people.
Mentoring for Young Adults Grant Application Guidelines. Who? The Mentoring Grant is available to congregations and church-related organizations in the U.S. or Canada that are working to develop mentoring programs to accompany young adults exploring their vocation and call to ministry.
Learn how to train adults to be good mentors. Online Resources. The National Mentor Partnership's Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring publication details research-informed and practitioner-approved standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships.. How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the Elements.
Mentoring For Adults. Mentors can save the world as well as careers. After twenty-five years of pioneering mentoring programs for adults in the workplace, it still delights and fascinates me to create mentoring communities where individuals and organizations can thrive – and learn how to make a difference at home and in the world.