Tag Archive for: mentor retention

The roles schools and program predictors have on mentoring dyads and how mentor satisfaction can affect mentor retention

Aresi, G., Pozzi, M., & Marta, E. (2020). Programme and school predictors of mentoring relationship quality and the role of mentors’ satisfaction in volunteer retention. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2495 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Relationships between experienced non-parental mentors and younger mentees not only provide youth with access to […]

How can we prepare mentors to work with children in poverty? Leaders weigh in!

 Now on podcast by Michael Garringer One of the biggest challenges for the mentoring field is the often large gap in socio-economic status between those who are volunteering to mentor and those receiving services. Research has shown that mentors in America tend to be more highly educated and employed (this 2005 MENTOR study highlighted that […]