SCORE Volunteer Business Expert (Mentor) - Help Grow Entrepreneurship in SWFL

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SCORE Southwest Florida

  • 8 people are interested
Serving Lee and Hendry Counties since 1976

Are you passionate about paying it forward by helping established and emergent businesses achieve their goals? Are you a continuous learner who seeks opportunities to collaborate with others in the community to grow a thriving small business ecosystem? Volunteering your business expertise with SCORE Southwest Florida may be for you!

Since 1976, SCORE SWFL volunteer business experts have served Lee and Hendry Counties, including Ft. Myers (and beaches), Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Estero, Labelle, and surrounding communities. In 2017 SCORE SWFL volunteers delivered 1,560 total services and supported 100 new business starts and creation of 123 non-owner jobs.

To meet increasing services demand, SCORE SWFL is expanding the diversity and capacity of our local volunteer base.

Volunteer business expert opportunities include: 1) Mentoring (face-to-face, virtual, or my phone), 2) Teaching, planning or hosting local workshops, 3) Developing innovative collaborations and programs with community organizations, or 4) Supporting Chapter operational needs to achieve Chapter goals including committee leadership, client services, marketing, community outreach, fundraising, member services, or workshops.

Successful SCORE volunteer mentors are good listeners, empathetic, and adept at applying their diverse business experiences/expertise to meet the needs of each small business/entrepreneur client. We give you a coach, train you in our mentoring methodology and co-mentor with you as you get to know our clients.

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About SCORE Southwest Florida


3650 Colonial Blvd., Suite 231, Fort Myers, FL 33966, US

Mission Statement

Foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education.


SCORE, America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is a nonprofit resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than one million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE's over 10,000 volunteer business experts provide hundreds of thousands of free small business mentoring sessions and local/online educational services to clients at all points of their business life cycle through over 300 chapters nationwide. In 2017, SCORE volunteer business experts provided 3.6+ million hours to help create more than 54,000 small businesses and 116,000 full-time, part-time, and contractor jobs.


We'll work with your schedule.


Locations throughout Lee & Hendry Counties3650 Colonial Blvd. Suite 231Fort Myers, FL 33966



  • Mentoring
  • Accounting
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Management


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible (prefer local/online availability throughout the year)
  • Basic people and computer skills, problem solving, continuous learner

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