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.