Mentoring is one of the 14 program elements for the WIOA youth program. Mentoring is a formal relationship between a youth participant and an adult mentor that includes structured activities where the mentor offers guidance, support, and encouragement to develop the competence and character of the mentee.
Check out the resources below for information and ideas on providing mentoring to youth.
Guides and Best Practices for Mentoring
- Mentoring Youth and Young Parents: A Guidebook for Programs Helping Youth and Young Parents Navigate a Pathway to Self-Sufficiency
Recruiting and Training Mentors
STEM and Healthcare Mentoring