National Mentoring Program Survey 2016
REQUIRED for IMP Certified PROGRAMS. This is your Quarterly report.
Iowa programs that complete the survey by August 10 will be entered into a drawing for a one of two cash prizes:
1st place prize of $500 and a $250 runner up prize
Take the survey now.
INSTRUCTIONS AND TIPS
- The survey should take around 30 minutes to complete (add an additional 15 minutes for reporting on additional programs run by the same organization/agency).
- If needed, you can save the survey and come back to it later.
- The survey asks questions about both the organizations that run mentoring programs and the programs themselves. "Program" is defined as a distinct mentoring model that operates at one or more locations in a limited geographic area. Please report on each program you operate separately.
- The survey will be easier to complete if you have the following information on hand
- 1) data about your mentors and mentees and their relationship
- 2) basic information about the program's goals, history, and structure
- 3) information about your staffing and budget.
- Because of the detailed information needed, we recommend that an Executive Director, Program Coordinator, or similar leadership position complete the survey
MENTOR will not share any identifiable program information from this survey with external parties. The information gathered in this survey will play a vital role in supporting and expanding the mentoring movement, chiefly by helping MENTOR:
- Improve our ability to raise public awareness about mentoring and increase investment in mentoring by the public and private sectors.
- Better understand the needs and challenges of the field so that we can provide relevant tools, resources, and technical assistance.
- Identify gaps in the services offered in communities, as well as underserved populations, so that we might more effectively close the mentoring gap.
- Support new research projects and rigorous evaluations that can demonstrate the impact of mentoring on both policy goals and the lives of individual children.
Not only will the information be of value at the national and state level, but also beneficial to your program directly by providing information that will help MENTOR and your local Mentoring Partnership tailor services, support, and training more directly to your needs.