Toolkit on Effective Mentoring for Youth
Facing Barriers to Success

Best practices and resources to build, strengthen, evaluate and sustain effective mentoring programs for youth considered at high-risk of under education, unemployment, homelessness, criminalization, and other negative outcomes.

Key Resources

Here are some key resources on program management and sustainability planning.

Elements of Effective Practice for MentoringTM  and other resources by MENTOR

Tools for designing and planning a program (MENTOR, 2015)
Includes policies and procedures.

Tools to manage a program for success (MENTOR, 2015)
Includes resource development, communication and marketing, and information management.

Tools for effective program activities and operations (MENTOR, 2015)
Includes orientation guides, match agreements, match activities, screening guidelines, closure forms, etc.

Sustainability Planning Handbook (Bania, 2014)
Includes information and tools on: resource development, leadership and staff development, effective partnerships, community participation, communications, and evaluation.

Funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services