Tools and Tips for Mentors
|Yukon Helping Hands mentor Tim Holt plays a game with his mentee, James.|
YOU can make a difference by giving your friendship and your time to a young person as a mentor. We invite you to learn more about mentoring and to get involved by contacting one of the mentoring programs in your area or by contacting your local school district.
Many prospective mentors are unsure what’s involved and whether they have “what it takes” to be an effective mentor. While requirements vary from program to program, the key ingredient is that you are a caring adult who is committed, responsible and a good listener.
This section of our web site is designed to give you the information and tools to learn more about mentoring and what it takes to become a great mentor.
• Want to know where to volunteer? Check out Oklahoma Mentoring Programs.
• The Mentor Michigan Project highlights the characteristics of a good mentor and how to select the right mentoring program for you.
These mentoring resources are provided as a service of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, and links to other mentoring programs and resources do not necessarily represent the policies and positions of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.