Why we need it and how you can get Involved
National Mentoring Month is a month to recognise and pay respect to mentors who help students and mentees across a multitude of disciplines. This month, focus on how we can all work together to increase the number of mentors to make sure young people in our communities have dependable people to look up to and follow in their footsteps. NMM celebrates mentoring and the positive effect it can have on young lives.
Its goals are to:
Mentoring also includes a wealth of benefits for both the mentor and the mentee. These include:
How to Observe #NationalMentoringMonth
1. Post on social using #MentoringMonth and #MentoringAmplifies
2. Upload a #ThankYourMentor post to social media on January 27th
3. Get Educated – Listen to a podcast, read a book about mentoring, explore a new resource
4. Engage with the field – Attend a virtual or in-person event hosted by a local mentoring organization
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