BENEFITS OF MENTORING

BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS

  • Builds positive relationships that encourage and inspire
  • Better grades
  • Less likely to use alcohol and drugs
  • Better school attendance
  • Increased chance of going on to higher education
  • Better attitudes toward school
  • Enhances many aspects of young people's social and emotional development
  • Promotes positive social attitudes

BENEFITS FOR MENTORS

  • Positively influence the life of a student
  • Learn more about themselves
  • Improve their own self-esteem and feel they are making a difference
  • Gain a better understanding of other cultures and a greater appreciation for diversity
  • Increase productivity at work
  • Enhance their relationships with their own children and family
  • Have fun