Press

Mentor Sweden in Almedalen: How Youth Will Find Inspiration Through Work

The health and well-being of young people is Mentor's core focus. In everything we do, we strive for a world where young people can grow through positive reinforcement – both personally and into their working life. Mentor believes that companies have an important role to play in helping society's young people transition into the workplace. On July 2, Mentor will be hosting a panel of experts at Almedalen to discuss how best to give young people belief and confidence in their future.

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Press

Sara Revell Ford appointed Secretary General of Mentor

Sara Revell Ford will become the new Secretary General of Mentor International and Mentor Sweden as of August 9, 2019. Sara Revell Ford is currently employed as National Director of the Swedish Red Cross.

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Drug Prevention

Mentor UK Launches “The Parents’ Handbook”

Mentor UK, in cooperation with Adfam (an organization working to improve the lives of family members affected by the drug or alcohol use of a loved one), recently released “The Parents’ Handbook” as a free resource for parents and carers.

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Mentoring

A Mentor Is a Friend and Role Model

Today is #GivingTuesday! Let young people know they matter. Support Mentor.

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Mentoring

What Would You Say to Your 15-Year Old Self?

Last month, Mentor Sweden took over Stockholm’s Central Station and transformed the main hall into a “Mentor Day” for adults and teenagers to meet. It was a full day packed with competitions, choir and dance performances, interviews with astronauts, panel discussions with business leaders and “micro-mentoring.”

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Refugees

A Time for Action

"The current system is failing refugee and migrant children. States have a responsibility to uphold their rights and protect all children within their borders, without exception."
UNICEF Report, May 2017

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Youth

Celebrating International Day of Families

The goal of this day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting lifelong learning opportunities for children and youth, however a family is constituted.

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Youth

Depression Can Be Treated. The First Step is Talking.

Thoughts of the future can be overwhelming for adolescents and young people; they can cause anxiety and depression. It is so important for teenagers to have someone who will listen and to whom they can talk.

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Mentoring

Mentoring Can Change a Life

Mentoring provides meaningful connections and is rewarding for both the mentee and mentor. In this interview from a mentoring pair in Sweden, mentee, Benedicta, and mentor, Sandra, discuss the impact this relationship has had on both of their lives.

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Mentoring

Mentoring Makes a Difference

Imagine a world where every young person had a caring adult in their life to help them reach their full potential. This is what we at Mentor International work toward every single day and why we are thrilled to celebrate International Mentoring Day.

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