Make the most out of your mentoring experience by building your definition of leadership, identifying strengths and finding community of peer mentors on campus! 

Contents

Foundational Trainings Aimed at new peer mentors to equip them with the skills and knowledge to begin a mentoring relationship with a peer
Certificate Mentor Leadership Certificate - a chance for current Peer Mentors to participate in various campus workshops & events
Facilitators Peer mentors: help lead mentorship training sessions
Highlighted Workshops Check out some of our popular workshop offerings for the 2017-18 year!
Contact us mentorship@utoronto.ca

Foundational Trainings

Mentorship Foundations Training covers training topics that are common to peer mentors across the University of Toronto.  For questions about topics specific to your individual mentorship program please contact the Coordinator of the mentorship program you are working with.

Any student who is or wishes to be a peer mentor is invited to participate in training.  To complete training students need to complete each of the following 90 minute sessions in order:

  • Mentorship 101
  • Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Mentoring Conversations

Mentorship Foundations training sessions do not count toward the Mentor Leadership Certificate.  Upon completion of the 4.5 hours of Mentorship Foundation training you will receive an email certificate of completion. 

Coordinators of the program will receive a list of all students who have completed training.  Many Peer Mentorship programs require training to validate the Peer Mentor role on the CCR.  

*Intercultural Communication is mandatory only for iConnect mentors. All mentors are welcome to participate in this training workshop and can use it to fulfill the Engagement and Communication on the Mentor Leadership Certificate if they wish.

One Day Options

Attend for the full day, lunch provided.

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 *Registration is now closed.
    • 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bahen Centre
  • Saturday, September 9, 2017 *Registration is now closed.
    • 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bahen Centre

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Multi-Day Options

Attend one or more sessions in a given day, lunch on your own.

  • Tuesday January 9, 2018 - 10am to 11:30am - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring 101
  • Tuesday January 9, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Tuesday January 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring Conversations

 

  • Thursday January 18, 2018 - 10am to 11:30am - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring 101
  • Thursday January 18, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Thursday January 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring Conversations

 

  • Wednesday January 31, 2018 - 10am to 11:30am - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring 101
  • Wednesday January 31, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Wednesday January 31, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring Conversations

 

  • Wednesday February 7, 2018 - 10am to 11:30am - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring 101
  • Wednesday February 7, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Wednesday February 7, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm - Main Activity Room, Multi Faith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) - Mentoring Conversations

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NOTEif you need to attend sessions that are already full in order to complete your Mentorship Training, please contact erin.clifford@utoronto.ca.

Mentor Leadership Certificate

The Mentor Leadership Certificate is a CCR recognized opportunity for current Peer Mentors to supplement their mentoring experiences by participating in various campus workshops and events that contribute to their overall leadership development.

Prerequisite - complete Mentorship Foundations training in the past 3 years.

Attend 4 workshops that fit in the Mentorship Competency categories (role clarity, communication & engagement, personal development & wellbeing and knowledge of resources) and 1 Mentor Café and complete the reflection assignment to complete your certificate.

To receive the weekly Mentor Leadership Certificate newsletter which includes all of the opportunities you can use to complete the Mentor Leadership Certificate, please subscribe to our email.

If you need a Mentor Leadership Certificate tracking card, please visit 21 Sussex, Rm 325, weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

For any questions please email mentorship@utoronto.ca.

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Peer Mentor Facilitators

Are you looking for a leadership development opportunity to improve your presentation and facilitation skills?  We are always looking for peer mentors with a year or more of one on one or group mentoring experience to join the Peer Mentor Facilitators. This is a volunteer opportunity for students to work in pairs to schedule, plan and co-facilitate (on line or in person) 1 Mentor Café per month.  Peer Mentor Facilitators also co-facilitate (with a staff member) at least one Mentorship Training Workshop, Club Hub or volunteer for at least one Thank a Mentor booth during Mentorship Week.

Apply to be a Peer Mentor Facilitator!

 

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Highlighted Workshops

 

Mentor Cafés

Mentor Cafés are themed discussions led by peer mentors from the Mentor Facilitator Program.  If you register one day before the session refreshments will be provided.   

SEPTEMBER: Starting your mentoring relationship off right!

  • September 27, Wednesday, 6 - 7 p.m., Wymilwood Lounge, Goldring Student Centre (Victoria College)
  • September 29, Friday, 4 - 5 p.m., 21 Sussex, Rm 321
OCTOBER THEME: Self Care and Wellness
 
  • October 6, 2017  1 - 2 pm, Goldring Student Centre, 150 Charles St, Wymilwood Lounge
  • October 12, 2017  6 - 7 pm, Innis College Residence, 111 St. George St, Events Room
  • October 18, 2017  6 - 7 pm, Centre for International Experience, 33 St George St, Baldwin Room
  • October 27, 2017  4 - 5 pm, Innis College Residence, 111 St. George St, Events Room

NOVEMBER THEME: Getting Ready for January Mentoring

  • Nov. 3, Friday, 1 - 2 p.m. Student Success Room (KS150), Koffler Student Services Centre --> inside Career Centre
  • Nov 16, Thursday, 6 - 7 p.m. Baldwin Room, Centre for International Experience

Register now for Mentor Cafes

 

 

Talking to New People 

Does the idea of walking into a room full of strangers make you want to run in the opposite direction?  We will teach you the tips and techniques that will make relationship building conversations a lot less awkward and a lot more meaningful.

These workshops are open to all students, however for those completing the Mentor Leadership Certificate one session will count toward the Engagement and Communication category.

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018  3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - 313 Koffler

Register Now for Talking to New People 

Contact us

If you have any questions or suggestions, or if you would like to host a workshop or Mentor Café, please contact mentorship@utoronto.ca.