The Mentor Connector is Rutland County’s youth and family mentoring program with over 150 youth having amazing mentors who use fun, teachable moments to change lives. Throughout its existence, the Mentor Connector has mentored over 1,000 youth, collaborated with hundreds of local businesses and organizations to support mentoring and has assisted 25 community organizations and schools to establish mentoring programs.
The Mentor Connector uses the power of one-on-one mentoring to transform Rutland County and enhance vulnerable youth’s life skills, educational curiosity, and workforce development. Data highlights that high quality, one-on-one mentoring is one of the most effective ways to impact generational substance abuse and poverty and enhance youth’s ability to thrive.
The organization counts on community members like yourself, to champion mentoring through becoming a mentor, an ambassador of mentoring or volunteering in another capacity.