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January is National Mentoring Month

January 24, 2018
Source: Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)

While career mentoring can help foster employment success for any young person, it may be especially beneficial to young people with disabilities just starting out in the workforce. It also benefits employers by boosting retention and workforce inclusion. To help employers implement workplace mentoring initiatives, the EARN website offers downloadable mentoring primers for both federal agencies and private employers.

Resources:

Federal Workplace Mentoring Primer (PDF 102 pages)

Private Workplace Mentoring Primer (PDF 41 pages)

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
The National Mentoring Month campaign toolkit provides guidance on the most impactful ways you can lend your voice to the mentoring movement. an annual, high-profile campaign to draw attention to the need for more volunteer mentors to help young people achieve their full potential.
Web: http://www.mentoring.org/our-work/campaigns/national-mentoring-month/

Check out the DREAM video, (Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring) with advice to college students, from fellow college students. Available with and without audio description, captioned. (Time: 3:31 mins)
Web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-mq-24A66A

Link: Go to website for News Source
http://www.askearn.org/topics/recruitment-hiring/internships-and-mentoring/


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