Category Archives: Mentoring Metrics

Measuring Impact in Mentoring

When Seedling Mentor Program was envisioned in 2005, the program was based on research, best practices, and included metrics from the beginning. Each year, the Board of Directors approved increased resources and directed staff to take the steps needed to ensure that … Continue reading

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Mentoring and Mother’s Day

This year, Hour Children, Inc., a nonprofit in Long Island City, New York, ran a series of videos that were heartfelt letters from children challenged by parental incarceration to their mothers in prison.

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Our Mentors Have Their Say!

We gathered a group of Seedling mentors together recently and asked them just a couple of questions. “What do you love about mentoring?” “What would you tell someone who is considering being a mentor?” SaulPaul, “Musician with a Message,” up and coming … Continue reading

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Mentoring Metrics – Measurement Matters!

There is an old saying in the nonprofit world…”If you can’t measure it; you can’t fund it.”  It probably isn’t true in all cases, but when Seedling Mentor Program was envisioned in 2005, the program was based on research and included … Continue reading

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Mindfulness in Mentoring

As Seedling mentors, our sincerest intention is that our mentees feel capable, worthy and competent.  Last month’s Seedling Mentor Program training sessions offered elementary school mentors the opportunity to consider mindfulness as a successful approach to building these attributes in their … Continue reading

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