This is a helpful article explaining what mentoring is, the benefits it can have on your youth ministry and some practical tips for getting started.
This gives advice on what to do during your first mentor meeting with a young person, goals to set and boundaries to have in place.
Mentoring young people is a vital part of developing them as leaders. Ruth wrote this book to help adults develop a mentoring scheme in their context and gives very helpful, practical advice. Read Dot Tyler's (Emerging Culture) review.