Searching the web and you will find a lot of interesting stuff and not least you find mentoring used in different ways. Some of the best ways to read about is when itś used for young people, like Volunteer Match, here are their video: «Volunteers are beautiful people».
They are bringing people together and they also strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit,volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. Our popular service welcomes millions of visitors a year and has become the preferred internet recruiting tool for more than 97,000 nonprofit organizations.
There are different ways to work, and here are two ways to do it:
Spend 30 minutes each week during the school year with an elementary school student during their lunchtime. Mentors can share stories, play games, or just enjoy lunch with friends. All mentors are provided with a week-to-week guide of optional activities and conversation starters. A mentor coordinator is available to help or answer questions at any time. Lunch Buddies is conveniently offered at all Covington elementary schools. For adults, 18 years and older.
After -School Buddy
Spend 30-60 minutes each week with an elementary school student after school (between 3:00 and 6:00pm). This program is especially flexible and will work around schedules, as mentors can vary the time they show up each week. Mentors can share stories, play games, participate in after-school programming with their mentee, and more! All mentors are provided with a week-to-week guide of optional activities and conversation starters. A mentor coordinator is available to help or answer questions at any time. The After-School Buddy program is offered at Ninth District Elementary and John G. Carlisle Elementary School. For adults, 18 years and older.
They started back in 1994, four MBA’s – Mark Benning, Joanne Ernst, Steve Glikbarg, and Cindy Shove – draft plans to launch an online nonprofit to promote community involvement and already in 1995, they were on Netscape’s «What’s Cool» list.