Mentoring Matters

American Alliance of Museums

Museum discusses the importance of mentoring, the qualities of good mentors, what makes a successful mentorship and how to look for a mentor (must be an Alliance member to access this article).

Mentoring the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders: A Practical Guide for Managers

Center for Leadership Development

Center for Leadership Development shares a publication on mentoring that provides guidance on the mentoring relationship, the role of the supervisor and case studies. The publication has an appendix, which includes a model mentoring agreement, a learning and mentoring plan, and a mentorship brainstorming tool (PDF, 48 pages).

Finding a Guide: The Value of Having a Professional Mentor

Common Good Careers

Common Good Careers provides guidance on identifying and finding a mentor, which can offer opportunities for both parties to develop and improve together.

Guide to Coaching, Mentoring, & Succession Planning

Cultural Human Resources Council

The Cultural Human Resources Council in Canada shares a guide on coaching, mentoring, and succession planning (PDF). It provides guidelines for each and has a checklist of qualities for a coach.

Find a Mentor or Counselor

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration discusses the roles and responsibilities of the mentor and protégé. It also has a checklist to help someone evaluate his or her readiness to become a mentor and suggests do's and don'ts for success.