Mentoring Matters More Than Ever

In this time of uncertainty, having a mentor can provide stability and connection that is essential for a young person’s ability to develop and thrive. Please consider making a donation to MENTOR Vermont this year. With your help, we can continue to support mentoring programs across the state so they can meet the needs of mentors, youth, and families in their local communities.

COVID-19 Recommendation: Pause All In-Person Mentoring

In response to Governor Scott’s Amended Executive Order today (November 13)MENTOR Vermont strongly recommends that all youth mentoring programs in Vermont pause all in-person mentoring until further notice and mentor matches focus on staying connected remotely.

Read Executive Director Chad Butt’s full statement for more information.

Other COVID-19 Resources:

Click HERE to view an overview of MENTOR Vermont’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit our COVID-19 Resources Page (which is continually updated) to learn more about alternative ways that programs and mentors are continuing to support youth and their families during this crisis.

Our Vision

Every young person in Vermont has the supportive mentoring relationships they need to grow and develop into thriving, productive, and engaged adults.

Our Mission

To provide resources and support to youth mentoring programs in Vermont so they can meet the needs of young people in their communities.


Relationships matter. Make a connection with a young person in your community. A powerful mentoring relationship can change lives. It can change yours.

Learn About Mentoring


Do you know a young person who could benefit from a mentor? Or are you a young person who wants to connect with a mentor? Search for a mentoring program in your community.

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