Here’s an invaluable resource for recruitment directors, program coordinators or anyone involved with recruiting mentor volunteers. This tip sheet summarizes the main points of Effective Mentor Recruitment: Getting Organized, Getting Results by Michael Garringer and the National Mentoring Center.

Refer to this brief overview to assess your current recruiting plan, or use it to build one from the ground up. You’ll find advice and concrete measures that will help you prepare for, focus, and implement your volunteer search process. With links to worksheets, forms, charts, a sample recruitment plan, and additional resources, as well as a link to the full version of the original text, this is a reference that no mentoring program will want to be without.

Effective Mentor Recruitment: Getting Organized, Getting Results was published by the Mentoring Resource Center in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools.