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Mentor Coordinator Resources
Getting a new program started can be daunting, but we are here to help! Below are some resources to get you up and running. Please use these tools and templates as needed. If you have any questions, call our office at 302-656-2122.
Getting Started Tools
- Complete Adult Application Packet
- High School Student Application
- Updated Background Check Forms
- Elements of Effective Practice by Mentor
- Beginning of the Year Checklist
- Application Processing Procedure
- Recommended Mentoring Calendar
- Directions for Using Forms
- Database Manual
Forms for Parents and Guardians
- Parent/Guardian Permission Cover Letter
- Parent/Guardian Permission Cover Letter (Spanish)
- Parent/Guardian Permission Form
- Parent/Guardian Permission Form (Spanish)
Forms for Teachers
Forms for Mentees
- Mentee Interest Form- Younger Elementary Students
- Mentee Interest Form- Older Elementary, Middle and High School Students
- All About Me
Tools to Help Mentors Get Started
- Recommended Information for Mentor Packets
- Mentor Letter- Getting Started
- First Day Interview Questions for Mentors
- How To Be a Great Mentor
Tools to Use Throughout the Year
- Mentor/Mentee Check In Process
- Mentor Log
- Creative Mentoring Closure Procedure
- Ways to Thank your Mentors
Tools for Scheduling Trainings
Mentor Poster 8.5 x 11 – Feel free to print this small version yourself, or contact us and we can provide full size posters to you to tailor and post in your school and in nearby locations (i.e. grocery stores, library, community centers). Note: If you are printing this yourself, be sure to choose: fit to printer margins.
Recruitment AD – Use this sample advertisement to recruit new mentors. Personalize it to fit your program’s needs and then send it to the appropriate person in your school and district for the upcoming newsletters. Shthroughout your community to local businesses, churches, merchants, etc. to recruit mentors and gain support for your mentoring program.
Mentor of the Month Nomination Form – Nominate a mentor and share their story of being an outstanding volunteer in your school’s program. If selected, they’ll receive a token of our appreciation and will be featured on Connecting Generations’ website and/or Facebook page. One nomination per county is chosen monthly when submitted.
Church Bulletin – Use to insert into a church’s bulletin or newsletter to recruit mentors from within their religious or faith-based institution.
Business Letter for recruiting Mentors– Letter to businesses requesting support of your mentor program.
Benefits to and Responsibilities of Business Partners– Invite businesses to get involved with supporting mentoring by giving them this information about how easy it is to become a Creative Mentoring business partner- include this document with the business letter.
Mentor Coordinator Database
Committed and supported coordinators are one of the most important keys to successful in-school and workplace Creative Mentoring programs in Delaware. Here, you will find recruitment, program, and recognition tools that you can use for your mentoring program. Also, take a look at the most Frequently Asked Questions from our coordinators. We update these as we get input from coordinators like you, so check back often!
If you would like access or training for the database, please contact us.