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FORUM: What is your most effective mentor recruitment message?

wantyouMentoring programs are becoming increasingly sophisticated in how they recruit mentors and the messages they use to get volunteers to take the plunge and formally apply to be a mentor. Large national organizations might hire leading advertising firms to carefully … Read the rest

Young, empathetic, and interested: A profile for volunteer mentors

volunteersRandle, M., Miller, L., Ciarrochi, J. and Dolnicar, S. (2014). A psychological profile of potential youth mentor volunteers. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 338–351.

Summarized by Melanie Feldman

Introduction:

There is ample support, anecdotal and evidence-based, for mentorship … Read the rest