Vermont Mentoring News

Just for Boys is Back at King Street

July 29, 2011 News

Mobius is very pleased to announce that the King Street Center will revive their wonderful Just for Boys program, thanks to some additional funding provided in year 3 of the AMCP (Amachi) grant.  The site-based program is for male matches who meet weekly to engage in group activities. The...

Welcome to 7 New Mobius Card Businesses

July 22, 2011 Mobius

We have been working hard to make next year’s Mobius Card the best yet, and so far the response has been terrific!  Most of the current Mobius Card Businesses have already signed on for another year, and a couple have even sweetened the deals.  And, in response to mentors’...

Governor’s Award

July 13, 2011 AmeriCorps, Mobius, News

Mobius is very proud to congratulate our own Benji Thurber, who recently was honored with a Governor’s Award for Outstanding Community Service.  These prestigious awards honor individuals groups, and businesses that best exemplify the spirit of volunteerism and community service in Vermont.  The awards were presented recently at the State House...

Celebrate Summer in Vermont

June 30, 2011 Mobius

Beekeepers and farmers, crafts, great music, and local foods – sound like a good time?  You might find that Thursday evening is your favorite time for mentoring this summer, when you go to Summervale, at the Intervale.               Admission is free to this...

Graduation – Mentoring Can Help Them Get There

June 17, 2011 Mobius

On May 14th, I watched my son graduate from college. What an amazing and wonderful experience. At our celebration dinner later that night, I reminded Ben that though we were indeed so very proud of him, this day wasn’t just about him. It was about all the people in...

The Top of Vermont, an Adventure in Supporting Mentoring

June 8, 2011 News

What better way to enjoy a summer afternoon than to hike up to the top of Vermont’s tallest mountain, breathe in the cool fresh mountain air, and just meditate on the beauty of the Green Mountains, rolling on for miles and miles to the horizon?  And how amazing would...

Meeting and Exceeding Goals!

June 1, 2011 Mobius

Thanks to the hard work of the programs participating in the Amachi Grant, the report card for Mobius for year two of the grant is great!  The Amachi Grant is a three-year grant focusing on providing mentors for children affected by incarceration.  Six Vermont programs are part of the...

Finding Out How We Are Doing

May 26, 2011 News

Tuesday was a big day for mentoring in Vermont.  After a many-months-long process of evaluating most of the mentoring programs in the state, Dr. Susan Weinberger (Dr. Mentor) and her colleague Dr. Janet Forbush, from Mentor Consulting Group in Connecticut, presented their findings in a day-long meeting in Montpelier.  ...

Mentoring Activities with a Discount – Your Input is Needed!

May 18, 2011 Mobius

If you are a mentor in Chittenden County, you probably already know that the Mobius Card is a terrific resource for finding great activities for you and your mentee, and for making them affordable. Our partners on the Mobius Card support mentoring by offering discounts on a variety of...

Mentors Share Stories and Concerns

May 11, 2011 Mobius

While mentoring can be fun and fulfilling, it can also be quite challenging.  So in response to requests from programs and mentors, Mobius launched a series of follow-up sessions for mentors.  The first one took place May 3 and those in attendance were happy they chose to be there....