Grizzlies Foundation and Partners

TEAM Mentor Mentor Appreciation Night

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

To show their appreciation, TEAM Mentor invited their mentors out to watch the Grizzlies take on the Pacers. The mentors will have the opportunity to watch pre-game shoot around, meet a player/coach and enjoy food.

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Elements of Effective Practice Five: Monitoring & Support

Thursday, December 5th, 2019, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

This three-hour training provides participants with basic principles for monitoring mentoring relationship milestones and child safety. Monitoring and Support is critical to mentoring not only to create satisfying and successful  relationships, but also to adjust to changing needs of the mentee and mentor and to ensure safety. Support ensures ongoing advice, problem-solving, training and access to resources for the duration of a mentoring relationship. 

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New Mentor Training

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

New Mentor Training is an in-depth training for prospective mentors for the 2019-2020 year. This training is open to the public and will provide the tools necessary to start their transition into a mentoring role for MENTOR Memphis Grizzlies affiliates and partners. 

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Elements of Effective Practice Six: Closure

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

This three-hour training focuses on closing a mentoring relationship. The idea of closure is to ensure that the mentoring relationship ends with positive consequences for the mentee while affirming the contributions of the mentor. Closure is a normal stage in a mentoring relationship and mentors and mentees should be able to prepare for closure and assess their experience with the relationship. 

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TEAM Mentor Annual Holiday Celebration

Friday, December 20th, 2019

The Annual TEAM Mentor Program Holiday Celebration is a fun and festive event where mentors, mentees, school-site representatives and their families can all come together to celebrate the holiday season. This year's event will feature a DJ, face-painting, Grizz Girls, games, giveaways and food.  

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