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Mentoring partnerships rewarding for both involved This Week Community News | January 26, 2013 | By: Alan Froman
Observing Christie Thompson and Polly Sy, one might assume they are mother and daughter. The two display what seems to be a natural ease with each other. "We definitely have similar personalities," Thompson said. The Columbus residents are not related, but they do have a special relationship.
Mentoring Center now offers online training This Week Community News | November 16, 2012 | By: Kevin Parks
The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio now offers online training to people who want to help children grow up. "This places the Mentoring Center among a select group of organizations offering in-depth, informative, online training on multiple topics," center Assistant Vice President Kimeta A. Dover said in an announcement. "The goal is to help mentors and professionals successfully guide and support mentees -- children and youth -- who face adversity in their daily lives."
Mentors and Youth Honored Franklin County Children
Services E-Newsletter, pg. 2 | February 2011 Issue
In recognition of their
commitment to provide guidance, consistency, and support
to their matched youth, Mark Schroeder and Sally Wood were
recently honored by the Mentoring Center of Central Ohio
as outstanding mentors.
Idea: Reinventing the Wheel at the Buckeye Mentoring Hub National Clearinghouse on
Families and Youth | January 2011
questions keep the leaders of every mentoring program up
at night. How do we recruit bright, enthusiastic,
committed mentors? And once we recruit them, how do we
keep them engaged?
For a group of concerned
child and youth-serving organizations in Central Ohio, the
answer was clear: make the mentoring experience as easy as
possible for those willing to give their time.
Over the last 10 years, the 40+ organizations that make up
the Buckeye Mentoring Hub have streamlined the recruiting,
screening, training, and matching process region-wide. The
result: 300 students from Ohio State University in
Columbus were matched with children from a variety of
local area schools.