Mercy Connections Offers Upcoming Training Programs

Vermont Women’s Mentoring Program training, beginning January 23, 2019
Mercy Connections partners with the Vermont Department of Corrections to provide trained female volunteer mentors to incarcerated or formerly-incarcerated women making the transition to sustainable lives in Northwest Vermont/Chittenden County.  They provide this 5-week training program and ongoing support, inclusive of mentor support group meetings, education on issues which affect the re-entry process, and healthy social events. Pairs of women are carefully matched for a successful experience. Women interested in the training do not need to have prior knowledge of the criminal justice system or mentoring experience in order to participate.

Start-Up: Comprehensive Business Planning, beginning January 24, 2019
Learn the language of business. This 15-week, action-oriented class is tailored to your individual business, using the business plan as a framework. Taught by an entrepreneur instructor team and featuring a host of special guest experts in three content areas: financials, marketing, and business management.

Vermont Community Leadership Training, beginning January 29, 2019
Want to make a difference in your community? This 15-week program will provide you with leadership skills to help with this. This one-of-a-kind leadership and civic experience combines exciting community-based projects with leadership and self-awareness activities for all abilities. Participants will gain confidence and find their voice about the issues affecting them and their families.