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Score NYC Providing FREE one-on-one business mentoring to start-up and growing companies for over 50 years

Volunteer Opportunity for:

Corporate Directors and Senior Management Consultants to join small business Advisory Board(s)

Position: Management Consultant - Business Mentor to join a Corporate Advisory Board of local NYC businesses

Background: For over 50 years, SCORE has provided support for thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners. This specific position is to become a member of a three-person Score TEAM that will advise one local NYC client company.

The clients tend to be privately held firms, often family businesses, and have at least 25 employees and a mid-level management team. Your role will be to use your expertise, along with your Score peers, and guide the company forward.

To apply, you should be an experienced executive with a good understanding of business practices and expertise in a specific area. We match board members with clients depending on the client challenges an the Business Consultant's expertise.

Commitment: After going through a Score orientation program (approx. 15 hours) most of which can be done on-line, you will be matched with a team serving a client who has a need for your expertise.

We seek a commitment from you to stick with a client for a full year. We anticipate your involvement will be about 30 hours annually year, as follows:
  • 4 on-site meetings per year (each about 5 hours)
  • Follow-up phone calls and emails with the client
  • Occasional meetings with the rest of the Score team (independent of the client).

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 20+ years as a business leader or executive with skills
  • An ability to quickly assess business opportunities and problems;
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to act as a responsible advisor;
  • Ability to establish rapport with successful entrepreneurs and small business leaders.
  • A real desire to help others succeed.

Compensation: Volunteering at SCORE is one of the ways for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business leaders, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

  • Enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to the success of others;
  • Share great experience with other SCORE volunteers and make new friends;
  • Provide leadership for the local business community;
  • Participate in life-long learning, growing professionally and personally.

To learn more about SCORE NYC, go to www.newyorkcity.scorenyc.org and If you’d like to discuss this opportunity to serve the New York business community please contact:

Diane Drey, Score NYC Advisory Board Practice Leader:

EMAIL: drey@scorenyc.org

CALL: 917-670-3690

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26 Federal Plaza, Room 3100, New York, NY 10278, US

Mission Statement

SCORE provides professional guidance and information to entrepreneurs to maximize the success of America's existing and emerging small businesses.


SCORE, is a national business mentoring organization with 300+ offices and 11,000+ volunteers. SCORE was founded in 1964 by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).

SCORE 's mission is to provide FREE one-on-one confidential business counseling and affordable, skills-based workshops to small business owners and those wishing to start a business.

SCORE NYC is the NY metro area local chapter. We have five convenient offices located in Brooklyn, Bronx and Manhattan.

Annually, SCORE NYC assists over 5,000 clients and conducts in excess of 9,500 client mentoring sessions.It also provdes over 100 educational workshops on business topics.

SCORE NYC's volunteer team has a wide variety of industry experience including: retailing, manufacturing, technology , import-export, hospitality, communication, distribution, and nonprofits. We have expertise in business planning, strategy, finance, accounting, taxes, branding, marketing, customer development, public relations, e-commerce , legal, patents & trademarks, general management, and human resources.

Score NYC is looking to expand and hopes you will consider joining us to make a meaningful contribution to the business community.


We'll work with your schedule.


26 Federal Plaza31st floorRm. 3100New York, NY 10278



  • Resource Development / Management
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • IT Consulting


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 35
  • Orientation or Training
  • Orientation - 15 hours - Ongoing 30 hours ANNUALLY

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