Youth Mentoring Resources

Benchmarks and Guides

Australian Youth Mentoring Benchmarks

Developed by the Australian Youth Mentoring Network, these benchmarks are a set of minimum standards that all mentoring programs are encouraged to follow (revised May 2012).

Australian Youth Mentoring Benchmarks (PDF, 3Mb)

 

A Guide to Effective Practice for Mentoring Young People

This publication is aimed at community organisations establishing, running, or wishing to improve the effectiveness of their mentoring programs

A Guide to Effective Practice for Mentoring Young People (PDF, 2Mb)

 

A Guide to Supporting Effective Programs for Mentoring Young People

This guide has a particular focus on program development and management undertaken by funding bodies and other organisations supporting formal mentoring programs.

A Guide to Supporting Effective Programs for Mentoring Young People (PDF, 1.7Mb)

 

A Guide to Engage Business for Youth Mentoring Organisations

Guide to Engaging Business for Youth Mentoring Organisations (2008) was written by Whitelion on behalf of the Victorian Government.

Guide to Engaging Business in Youth Mentoring (PDF, 530Kb)

 

Practice Resources

Realising their Potential: A Survey of Young People in Youth Mentoring (October 2011)

Developed by the Victorian Youth Mentoring Alliance, this report is based on the findings of a survey of 153 young people aged 12 to 25 across a diverse range of 34 youth mentoring programs.

VYMA Realising their Potential Report October 2011 (PDF, 1.4Mb)