Category Archives: Youth Mentoring

What Is It Like to Be A Mentor as a High School Student?

“My mentoring experience has been a great one so far. I look forward to Wednesday’s after school to get to “hang out” with my mentee. My mentee and I enjoy playing board games and doing fun crafts together. It is … Continue reading

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Mentoring Guides Youth from Stress to Joy

By Kathy Schwartzhoff, Mentoring Coordinator | Looking at the picture above, the first emotion that comes to mind could be joyful! April Wilker (second from the left) is indeed that type of person—happy, energetic, and positive. And she is the … Continue reading

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Rockwell Collins Gives to Youth Mentoring…Again!

By Ellen Krogmann, Mentoring Coordinator | Rockwell Collins is a big backer of many non-profits. Each year the employees select a non-profit program they would like to see their United Way Funds support. This year the United Way Committee at Rockwell designated … Continue reading

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Mentoring Video Series | Part 7

Inspiring stories unfold often through youth mentoring. In this final video featuring Anna and Kaitlin (from video 5), they share about favorite things they have done together. They tell of the time they were enjoying a meal together at Sue-Z-Q’s, … Continue reading

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Mentoring Video Series | Part 6 Support for Mentors

Trying something new can be a little scary.  If you have the support you need, it’s a piece of cake!  Sandy, a four year veteran of mentoring, shares about her experiences with Serenity her mentee (from video #4).  Sandy assures … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2015 Bowl-A-Thons- Catch the Mentoring Wave!

Event Details  | Sponsors  | Register |  Goal Progress Will you Catch the Mentoring Wave? 

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Mentoring Video Series | Part 3 Countering Bullying, Benefiting Families

Families are an important part of mentoring.  The families of mentored youth enjoy the relationship with the mentor and staff.  They also have a sense of belonging, knowing they are part of a community that cares about them and their … Continue reading

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Mentoring Video Series | Part 2 Fulfillment

Have you wondered what qualities do you need to be a good mentor? Bob gives his thoughts on the skills you need.

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Be Someone Who Matters to Someone Who Matters | National Mentoring Month 2015

Because giving youth a role model and friend is so important, Youth Mentoring at Helping Services is taking an entire month to celebrate their mission and invites you to join in. To do this we are proudly participating in the 14th annual … Continue reading

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Brand New Mentoring Video Series | Part 1 A Great Experience

Mentoring is more than playing games and hanging out. It changes lives, families, and communities. To show the YouTube world how Mentoring Works, Luther College students asked questions to real people in Youth Mentoring and then showcased their spontaneous and … Continue reading

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