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JOIN THE NETWORK

JOIN THE NY MENTORING NETWORK

MENTOR New York is elevating our existing services and taking community and connection to the next level!

Imagine a community of your peers: a network of like-minded professionals committed to providing quality mentoring relationships to young people across New York State and scaling solutions. When you join the New York Mentoring Network, not only will you gain access to exclusive services from MENTOR NY, but you will also be contributing, partnering, and supporting the NY mentoring movement while building relationships with mentoring professionals across the state.

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BENEFITS OF JOINING THE NETWORK

With a two-tier membership structure, you can select the involvement level that best fits your program/organization's needs. 

Members receive the following:

  • Access to discussions and resources shared through the New York Mentoring Hub.

  • Priority access to National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) Technical Assistance.

  • Recognized as Member of the New York Mentoring Network with recognition badge.

  • Invitation to meet annually to discuss improvement and innovation plan and progress.

  • Special invitation to Network only events.

  • Discounts to general MENTOR New York events.

Partners receive all Member-level benefits along with the following:

  • Recognized as a Partner of MENTOR New York within the Network. Spotlighted on website, and with Partner level recognition badge. 

  • Prioritized and discounted or free invitation to MENTOR New York events. 

  • Recognized and highlighted at MENTOR New York events, promotion to media outlets, and recognition in donor communications.

  • Prioritized in participation in collaborative or pass-through funding opportunities.

  • Access to discussions and resources shared through the New York Mentoring Hub.

  • Priority consideration for presenting workshops at Annual Mentoring Matters Conference.

  • Special invitations to Partner only events.

  • Letters of support from MENTOR New York citing National Quality Mentoring System (NQMS) Partner status, upon request.

  • Access to a full NQMS suite of reporting, charts, data, and graphs to include in internal and external reporting.

  • Receive search priority in the Mentoring Connector due to being identified as an NQMS partner.

  • Leadership opportunities through MENTOR New York working groups, fellowships, and/or board participation.

Experience these benefits when you fill out the interest form:

ELIGIBILITY

Worried about cost? There are no monetary membership fees to join the Network.

Member Requirements for joining:

  • Been in existence at least one year with a focus on relationships for young people.

  • Annually submit network program survey that provides basic information about your program and populations served.

  • Regular participation in quality training offered by MENTOR New York.

  • Regular participation on the New York Mentoring Hub.

Partner Requirements for joining:

  • Been in existence at least one year with a focus on relationships for young people.

  • Be an approved and active program on the Mentoring Connector.

  • Annually submit network program assessment that provides basic information about your program and populations served.

  • Partner annually for National Mentoring Research Center (NMRC) Technical Assistance capacity-building supports, and complete National Quality Mentoring System (NQMS) evaluation every three years.

  • Quarterly meet to discuss improvement and innovation plan and progress.

  • Regularly participate in quality training offered by MENTOR New York.

  • Regularly participate on the New York Mentoring Hub.

Learn more about how MENTOR NY uses data on page two of our Network flyer.

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