Spectrum mentor Alice Christian and her mentee at Mobius' Mentoring Night with the Vermont Lake Monsters, July 2011

Spectrum Youth & Family Services

Contact:Deirdre Johnson
Executive Director: Mark Redmond

31 Elmwood Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
802-660-0580 x321


Spectrum Mentoring is a community-based mentoring program that matches Burlington-area teens with caring, responsible adult volunteers. Spectrum’s mission is to work together with youth and their families to strengthen their abilities to live successfully in their community. Along with Spectrum youth, Spectrum Mentoring serves youth in the Burlington middle schools and high school as well as any Chittenden County school that contracts with the program for a Student Assistance Program Counselor. Our youth age ranges from 12 years to 22 years with an average age of 15 years old.

First Year of operation: 2000
Minimum age for mentor: 21
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour/week
Minimum length of commitment: 1 calendar year



Vermont Diabetes Mentoring Project aims to match kids aged 10-17 who have Type 1 Diabetes with adult mentors who also have Type 1 Diabetes. By matching young kids with mentors – we will improve the way the kids’ manage their diabetes, while creating a fun and unique opportunity.

This program has an urgent need for mentors! If you know someone with Type 1 Diabetes, please share this informational flyer.

First Year of operation: 2009
Minimum age for mentor: 21
Minimum time commitment: 1 hour/week
Minimum length of commitment: 1 calendar year


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Upcoming Events

   April  2014 »
  • Kids’ Cooking Class: Pasta with Pesto Sauce (ages 6-12 accompanied by a parent/mentor)
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Location: McClure Multi-Generational Center
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  • Community Science Night for Mentoring at ECHO
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, College Street, Burlington, VT, United States
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Mobius, Inc.

Vermont's Mentoring Partnership
20 Winooski Falls Way #105
Winooski, VT 05404

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