January 3, 2017
Mentor Month Challenge
Throughout January, Reading Partners is celebrating National Mentoring Month with a #MentorMonthChallenge to engage 9,800 volunteers by January 31.
During National Mentoring Month, volunteers, AmeriCorps members, staff, and supporters can compete in the online #MentorMonthChallenge to win fun Reading Partners prizes. Check out the challenge calendar to get your entry ready.
Rules: (1) All social media posts must include the hashtag #MentorMonthChallenge to be eligible to win. (2) Challenges must be posted between 12 am – 11:59 pm on the date listed. (3) Photos taken in a reading center must be taken by a site coordinator.
|January 1-31, 2017
Month-long challenges and prizes
|1. Complete your first tutoring session
2. Sign up to volunteer
3. Tag your friends on Facebook to become a reading partner using #MentorMonthChallenge
|Prize winners will be randomly selected.|
|January 4, 2017
National Mentoring Month Kick-off
|No challenge||Tell your friends and start planning.|
|January 12, 2017
I Am A Mentor Day
|Fill in the blank: I mentor because _____________. #MentorMonthChallenge||Post to Twitter or Facebook for a chance to win this random pick.|
|January 16, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
|No challenge||Get out and serve in honor of MLK.|
|January 17, 2017 International Mentoring Day||Switcheroo! Funniest photo/video of a student mentoring a tutor||Post to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Prize goes to the individual with the funniest photo or video.|
|January 19, 2017 #ThankYourMentor Day||1. Creative photo or video showing a group of mentors in action
2. Creative photo or video giving thanks to your mentor(s)
|Post to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. This prize goes to the center or individual with the most creative photo.|