2011 Michigan Mentoring Month
“Pass It On”
2011 MMM: What is it?
• Held every January
• 10th
annual opportunity to focus attention
on mentoring
• Held on a national ...
2011 MMM: Themes
• Michigan’s Theme = “Pass It On”
– Tied to Mentor Michigan’s mission
• National Theme = “Help them get t...
• Martin Luther
King, Jr. Day of
Service (January
17, 2011)
– Volunteer
– Plan a project
– Encourage service
• Thank Your
...
2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
• Raise Awareness!
– Share your organization’s efforts with the
public
• Create an event
• Dist...
2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
• Raising Awareness Examples:
– Op-Ed
• Celebrate mentoring month with Big Brothers Big
Sisters...
2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
• Recognize!
– Thank your volunteers, mentors, and
mentees
• Create an event
• Honor their effo...
2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
• Recognizing Example:
– The Yunion Inc.’s “Continuing the Legacy…
Be A Mentor” Recognition Eve...
• Recruit!
– Encourage more individuals to give their
time to a young person
• Create an event
• Get the word out
• Reach ...
• Recruiting Example:
– Clinton County 4-H Key Mentoring and
Creating Connections program
• Open House to recruit mentors ...
• Celebrate!
– Provide an opportunity (either celebratory
or service-related) for your matches
• Create an event
• Emphasi...
• Celebration/Match Activity Example:
– Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital
Region
• Mentors and mentees went ice sk...
2011 MMM: What Can WE Do?
• Share your efforts with broader
audiences:
– Submit your events
– Share your news
– Provide us...
2011 MMM: What Can WE Do?
• Provide you with resources:
– Use our Toolkit
– Check out our research
– Apply for our mini-gr...
2011 MMM: Resources
• Mentor Michigan’s MMM Toolkit
– Variety of tools
– Free to use
– Support provided
– Available at www...
2011 MMM: Mentor Michigan’s Toolkit
• Mentor Michigan’s MMM Toolkit:
– Save-the-Date
– Form op-eds
– Template media adviso...
2011 MMM: What’s coming this January?
• Continual 2011 MMM Toolkit updates
• Public Service Announcement
statewide distrib...
2011 MMM: Questions?
2011 Michigan Mentoring
Month Contact:
Elyse V. Walter
Communication Specialist
verberkmoese@michigan...
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Michigan Mentoring Month and National Mentoring Month are designed to generate a concentrated burst of national, statewide, and local media activity. Combine this with community-based activities and you have the recipe to successfully recruit new mentors.

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2011 Michigan Mentoring Month Webinar

  1. 1. 2011 Michigan Mentoring Month “Pass It On”
  2. 2. 2011 MMM: What is it? • Held every January • 10th annual opportunity to focus attention on mentoring • Held on a national and statewide level • Goals: – Raise awareness of mentoring – Recognize current mentoring matches – Recruit potential mentors – Celebrate mentoring/engage your matches
  3. 3. 2011 MMM: Themes • Michigan’s Theme = “Pass It On” – Tied to Mentor Michigan’s mission • National Theme = “Help them get there. Be a mentor.” – Changes year to year
  4. 4. • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (January 17, 2011) – Volunteer – Plan a project – Encourage service • Thank Your Mentor Day (January 25, 2011) – Recognize – Get mentees involved – Invite public to make financial contributions to mentoring 2011 MMM: Special Days
  5. 5. 2011 MMM: What Can You Do? • Raise Awareness! – Share your organization’s efforts with the public • Create an event • Distribute a press release • Submit an op-ed
  6. 6. 2011 MMM: What Can You Do? • Raising Awareness Examples: – Op-Ed • Celebrate mentoring month with Big Brothers Big Sisters by Janene Weis, Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring – Letter to the Editor • Letter to the editor: January is National Mentoring Month by Jennifer Spitler, Big Brothers Big Sisters – Guest Column • The miracle of mentoring by Big Jim Edgerton, Brothers Big Sisters Director of Community Partnerships
  7. 7. 2011 MMM: What Can You Do? • Recognize! – Thank your volunteers, mentors, and mentees • Create an event • Honor their efforts • Spread the word
  8. 8. 2011 MMM: What Can You Do? • Recognizing Example: – The Yunion Inc.’s “Continuing the Legacy… Be A Mentor” Recognition Event • Mentor recognition event in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Wayne State University • More than 60 mentors, mentees, volunteers, staff, and families attended to hear guest speaker Senator Hansen Clarke provide testimony on the impact of mentoring
  9. 9. • Recruit! – Encourage more individuals to give their time to a young person • Create an event • Get the word out • Reach out to new audiences 2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
  10. 10. • Recruiting Example: – Clinton County 4-H Key Mentoring and Creating Connections program • Open House to recruit mentors and educate the community about the program • All of the evening’s speakers consisted of individuals currently serving as mentors 2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
  11. 11. • Celebrate! – Provide an opportunity (either celebratory or service-related) for your matches • Create an event • Emphasize special match activities 2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
  12. 12. • Celebration/Match Activity Example: – Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region • Mentors and mentees went ice skating with members of the Michigan State University hockey team • Thanked volunteers at annual BIG Appreciation Dinner 2011 MMM: What Can You Do?
  13. 13. 2011 MMM: What Can WE Do? • Share your efforts with broader audiences: – Submit your events – Share your news – Provide us with photos – Keep us up in the loop
  14. 14. 2011 MMM: What Can WE Do? • Provide you with resources: – Use our Toolkit – Check out our research – Apply for our mini-grants – Check out what others have done
  15. 15. 2011 MMM: Resources • Mentor Michigan’s MMM Toolkit – Variety of tools – Free to use – Support provided – Available at www.mentormichigan.org • National Mentoring Month – www.nationalmentoringmonth.org – www.whomentoredyou.org
  16. 16. 2011 MMM: Mentor Michigan’s Toolkit • Mentor Michigan’s MMM Toolkit: – Save-the-Date – Form op-eds – Template media advisory – Public Service Announcements – Mentor Michigan Census results – Event ideas – Event/Media planning guides – MLK Day materials – Thank Your Mentor Day materials – MORE IS COMING!
  17. 17. 2011 MMM: What’s coming this January? • Continual 2011 MMM Toolkit updates • Public Service Announcement statewide distribution • Promotion of local events • Outreach drives to various audiences • Governor’s Proclamation • 2011 MMM recap
  18. 18. 2011 MMM: Questions? 2011 Michigan Mentoring Month Contact: Elyse V. Walter Communication Specialist verberkmoese@michigan.gov (517) 241-0063
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