Training Events

This page lists upcoming and past trainings held for YouthBuild mentoring coordinators, directors, and stakeholders. Please note that most of the files listed here are restricted to YouthBuild staff.

Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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The YouthBuild Mentoring Track Days consisted of trainings and workshops focused on mentoring and how to integrate it into your YouthBuild program, substance abuse prevention, mentoring gang exposed or involved youth and the Elements of Effective Practice. The event was designed to gather to discuss best practices and trainings on mentoring to help build capacity to sustain mentoring at programs.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The June YBM Mentoring Coordinators call took place Tuesday, June 28 at 3pm EST. The information presented in this webinar is essential and vital to your current DCTAT reporting.

Here’s the link to the recorded call.
View the archived PowerPoint for the material covered.

The agenda for this call consisted of:

Welcome and Attendance
YBM Twitter Chat
*DCTAT Webinar (See Below)

Online Meeting
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Add MentorCore Webinar to Your Calendar: March 19, 2pm Eastern

MentorCore is a robust platform to support the day to day operations of youth mentoring programs. The MentorCore system was developed by CiviCore in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership. MENTOR has provided leadership in creating a cost-effective platform structured around the research-based Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™ to help build, operate, and track mentoring programs across the country.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

View the archived PowerPoint for this important webinar, originally held on Mar 04, 2014 at 2:00 PM EST.

Intended audience: Directors, Mentoring Coordinators, and other staff involved in mentoring at YouthBuild Programs that are recipients of 2014 OJJDP mentoring subawards.

Online event
Monday, January 14, 2013

Join us for the Finishing Well Webinar on January 14, 2013 at 2 p.m. EST (1 p.m. CST or 11 a.m. PST).

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

This webinar focused on YouthBuild Directors' efforts to integrate mentoring into the DNA of local programs for the long haul. Specific sustainability strategies are also shared.

Orlando, FL
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - Thursday, April 12, 2012

The YouthBuild USA National Mentoring Alliance (NMA) Training Institute #4 focused on program innovation and sustainability.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

This webinar provided an overview of the new group mentoring approach that will guide the first three months of mentoring in YouthBuild programs.

Redondo Beach, CA; Gretna, LA; Columbus, OH
Monday, October 17, 2011 - Friday, October 21, 2011

This event is for Mentoring Coordinators who will be learning about, and planning for, mentoring program sustainability.

YouthBuild USA offices - Somerville, MA
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - Friday, October 7, 2011

The training is designed to assist new Mentoring Coordinators in implementing and maintaining local YouthBuild mentoring programs.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

This session explored some simple ways your mentoring program can demonstrate success and use an evaluation to impress potential volunteers, partners, and funders.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

This webinar focused on strategies that mentor coordinators can use to get youth on board early on in the program year, prepare them for mentoring, and help them stick with it for the duration of the match.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

This event kick-started an organizational capacity-building and fundraising process for YouthBuild mentoring sites by introducing key development concepts and providing a tool to help begin the planning process.

Hilton Crystal City - Washington, DC
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - Thursday, April 7, 2011

This major training event prepared new NMA programs for success, addressed challenging programming areas, and assisted in integrating mentoring into the core components of their YouthBuild program. All existing NMA Mentoring Coordinators were required to attend the event.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Did you know that group activities can strengthen the mentoring relationship? The benefits of group activities are far-reaching: matches that are slow to meet or inconsistent get a jump-start, mentees are more willing to show up for meetings when they can interact with their peers, mentors prefer the ease of a pre-planned outing and staff get a chance to see matches interact. Best of all everyone has fun and you meet grant goals by providing group and service activities. Learn how to plan, organize, and carry out meaningful group and service activities.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

This webinar focused on tips, tricks and tools that can help busy Mentoring Coordinators do more with less time.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Paul Gauthier of YouthBuild USA provides a demonstration and overview of the DCTAT system and answers questions about how data will be reported by sites.

Fresno, CA; Normal, IL; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA
Friday, November 12, 2010 - Friday, November 19, 2010

A one-day presentation for NMA staff by Devonne Boggan on establishing effective mentoring relationships.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

YouthBuild USA programs will soon be participating in a survey process as part of a quality assessment system. The details of the assessment process will be discussed in this webinar. Dr. Jeffrey Butts from the City University of New York is assisting YouthBuild in designing the survey process and he will describe the surveys and the methods used to administer them to students.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

This webinar offered practical tips and strategies to find, develop, nurture, and maintain partnerships for your YouthBuild Mentoring Program.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Preparing YouthBuild students for the mentoring experience is an important part of your role as a program coordinator. This session will introduce the publication Ready for Mentoring: A Guide for YouthBuild Students.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

This training will include information on how to accurately request a reimbursement each month. The material will provide you with a detailed description of the reimbursement process and how to get your money as fast as you can.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

This webinar on Growing Strong Matches will help you identify activities and approaches that you can use early on to nurture a strong mentor-mentee bond.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

This webinar on Creative Mentor Recruitment will help you jumpstart your YouthBuild mentor recruitment activities.

Minneapolis, MN
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - Thursday, June 24, 2010

The YouthBuild USA National Mentoring Alliance Coordinator Training provided best practices for mentoring in a YouthBuild context.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

While Mentoring Coordinators will take but the lead at many programs, Directors play a key role in the success of your mentoring component and the national initiative as a whole.

Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - Thursday, March 11, 2010

The National Mentoring Alliance Training Institute provided YouthBuild Directors with an introduction to mentoring the YouthBuild way and the initial information they needed to participate in the National Mentoring Alliance.