SCORE Volunteer (Business Mentor) - Help Small Businesses Harness the Power of Digital Marketing


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2801 Fruitville RoadSuite 280Sarasota, FL 34237

Serving Sarasota and Manatee County


Since 1965, Manasota SCORE has served Sarasota and Manatee Counties, including Sarasota, Bradenton, Osprey, Nokomis, Venice, Palmetto, Parrish, Ellenton and surrounding communities.

Manasota SCORE continues to grow to serve the needs of our community (over 76,000 businesses). In FY2015, Manasota SCORE experienced 106% total services increase and 263% increase in educational services growth, compared to 2014.

We need to expand the diversity and capacity of local volunteers with business leadership/entrepreneur expertise who want to help small business people solve technology and digital marketing problems on a nearly year-round basis (6 months or more).

Listen to this 8 minute podcast to find out what's it like to be a Manasota SCORE mentor.

Volunteer roles may include:

  • Business mentors

  • Workshop instructors (Business & Marketing Planning, Digital Marketing)

  • CEO Roundtable/MeetUp discussion facilitators

  • Innovative digital on-line resources creation- podcasts, Utube videos, webinars, tools and templates

  • Community Organization Outreach

  • Development of innovative collaborations and programs with community organizations

  • Support Chapter operational needs (skill-based) - internal committee participation (marketing, community outreach, member development, education and training, or IT)

    Successful Volunteers share their global, diverse business experiences ranging from Fortune 500 Companies in a broad range of industries to small businesses that the volunteers founded and may still own.

    Successful volunteers are lifelong learners with a passion to remain relevant. Our Volunteers achieve personal satisfaction and growth by giving their time, energy and knowledge to support their local communities. Our Volunteers represent a broad range of business functions including sales, marketing, small business financing and accounting, government contracting, construction, business management, manufacturing, strategy, Human Resources, Information Technology, operations, and engineering. Co-mentoring is encouraged to deliver a positive experience for each and every SCORE client.

  • Sign Up for a meeting with us:


  • E-commerce
  • Business Planning
  • Healthcare
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible (approx. 10-20 hours/month for 6+ mo./yr)
  • Basic Computer and Social Media Skills, People Skills, Lifelong Learner

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