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The Mentoring Center can provide the services and support you need to start your mentoring program...

Want to help our kids get the chance they deserve?

Want to engage your group in making a difference?

We can help you build a mentoring program to achieve these goals!


 

Getting Started:
It's a simple process to get your mentoring program started. At The Mentoring Center, we make it happen for you!

Start here:

Step 1: Learn About Your Options
Decide who you want to serve and what outcomes you are seeking.


Step 2: Contact The Mentoring Center
Call The Mentoring Center for guidance and support. (614.839.2447, ext. 103)


Step 3: Design & Build Training/Consultation
Attend one of our Elements of Effective Practice Sessions on researched components for effective mentoring programs.
More information

Good news! Non-profit organizations that provide mentoring services to youth can apply for 20 hours of no-cost training and technical assistance through the National Mentoring Resource Center. Please click here for more information!

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Consulting Services - Best Practices

Successful mentees learn from good mentors. Good mentors thrive in well-designed mentoring programs.

The Mentoring Center can help you develop:

  • A statement of purpose and long-range plan
  • A recruitment plan for both mentors and participants
  • An orientation for mentors and participants
  • Eligibility screening for mentors and participants
  • A readiness and training curriculum for all
    mentors and participants
  • A matching strategy
  • A monitoring process
  • A support, recognition and retention component
  • Closure steps (if necessary)
  • An evaluation process

The Mentoring Center can provide in-depth consultation focused on your specific needs. Call us about this important way to jumpstart your program! Contact the Mentoring Center at 614.839.2447, ext. 103 to get started.

Good news! Non-profit organizations that provide mentoring services to youth can apply for 20 hours of no-cost training and technical assistance through the National Mentoring Resource Center. Please click here for more information!

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Consulting Fees
Non-Profit Organization: Within Franklin County

The Mentoring Center provides the following services for non-profits located within Franklin County at no charge:

  • Initial consultation regarding your mentoring program

  • Bi-monthly Agency Advisory meetings for agencies which become partners. These meetings include speakers, resources, grant alerts, networking with other mentoring programs, national updates, useful websites and more

Customized, in-depth consultation and on-site training are available for a fee. These services allow us to provide as much support as you want or need.

Please contact Elizabeth Joy at 614.839.2447, ext. 103 for more information.


Are you a non-profit outside Franklin County?
Please contact Elizabeth Joy at 614.839.2447 x 103 for
more information regarding our consulting fees.


Corporate/For-Profit

We can consult with you to suggest appropriate resources, saving you time while producing a high impact mentoring program. We customize our services to meet your needs.

Please contact Elizabeth Joy at 614.839.2447, ext. 103 for more information.

 

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Mentoring Changes Lives

“Let’s all see what we can do for our children in every way possible. And one of the best ways possible is to serve as a mentor.”

- Colin Powell
Former Secretary of State and Founding chairman of America’s Promise — The Alliance for Youth, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of young people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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