Benefits of Mentoring

Benefits of Mentoring For Students

  • Better grades
  • Less likely to use alcohol and drugs
  • Better school attendance
  • Increased chance of going on to higher education
  • Better attitudes towards school
  • Enhances many aspects of young people's social and emotional development
  • Promotes positive social attitudes and relationships

Benefits of Mentoring on the Mentor

  • The students who are mentored will of course benefit in countless ways.  There are in fact many benefits to mentoring for the mentor as well:
  • Have fun
  • Positively influence the life of a student
  • Learn more about themselves
  • Improve their own self-esteem and feel they are making a difference
  • Gain a better understanding of other cultures and a greater appreciation for diversity
  • Increase productivity at work
  • Enhance their relationships with their own children and family