National Mentoring Month 2018

January is National Mentoring Month and YOU can help us amp up the celebration around mentoring, locally and nationally!  Take a look below for more info on how you can get involved.

Key Dates

  • Thursday, January 4: "I Am a Mentor" Social Media Day
  • Thursday, January 11, 3 p.m. ET: National Mentoring Month Kick-Off Twitter Chat
  • Monday, January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
  • Wednesday, January 17: International Mentoring Day
  • Thursday, January 25: #ThankYourMentor Day

Important Downloads

Sample Social Media Posts

Facebook: January is National Mentoring Month and I'm celebrating with @MentoringPGH.  There are currently 20,000 kids being mentored in Western PA.  Thank you, mentors!

Twitter: In #Pittsburgh, there are 1,000+ kids on waiting lists for a #mentor. Help @MPSWPA eliminate the wait. Volunteer today! #MentorIRL

LinkedIn: As a supporter of mentoring and The Mentoring Partnership of SW PA, I am proud to celebrate National Mentoring Month this month.  Mentoring benefits nearly 20,000 youth in our community each year.  Help us continue to advance mentoring by getting involved: volunteer, donate or raise awareness.  Visit for more information.

#Hashtag It

Regardless of the social media channel you're posting on, don't forget to use one or more of the below National Mentoring Month hashtags to join the conversation.  Tag us on social media, too!