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Do you want to use your expertise to help underserved entrepreneurs build and sustain their thriving businesses?

Our Market Access Program pairs entrepreneurs with pro bono marketing and advertising experts like you for project-based mentoring opportunities that address key Marketing challenges.

We are seeking both permanent and short-term Social Media volunteers to help our entrepreneurs outline appropriate social media channels, including goals and metrics for success..

We offer two types of volunteer opportunities for Social Media volunteers:

  1. One Day Engagement (known as Consultations)
    Coordinate a "Volunteer Day" where we book a group of entrepreneurs according to a schedule that you select in advance. These are coordinated either in person for a given amount of time or through a themed phone-a-ton where we arrange a day for one-hour consultations. Consultations are based around our social media guideline document to help move the conversation and give entrepreneurs concrete information to move forward with.
    Time Commitment: These can range from 1 hour to a full 8 hour day, depending on your availability. Ideal candidates will be able to take on a few consultation days throughout the year.
  2. Project-based Engagement
    Connect one-on-one with an entrepreneur to help them with a more robust social media plan. Our one-on-one engagements are project-based and limited in scope (meaning that after the project is completed, volunteers can choose another client or project to work on), though some volunteers develop an ongoing relationship with the client.
    Time Commitment: These interactions are flexible and done according to your schedule. Ideal candidates will always have a project that they would like to take on.

Next Steps:
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like more information, please submit a volunteer interest form at bit.ly/startsmallthinkbig. We will be in touch with you to schedule an orientation call.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email marketing@startsmallthinkbig.org.

We look forward to working with you!

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8 West 126th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10027, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help low- to moderate-income individuals build and sustain thriving businesses in order to increase their personal financial security and stimulate economic activity in underserved communities in New York City. We believe that entrepreneurship results in increased innovation and sustained economic growth for everyone, in particular, those most traditionally marginalized. By investing in New York City’s most underserved entrepreneurs, we nurture their talent and develop the next wave of leaders and innovators who will not only create jobs and value for our society, but also empower others to create a better future.


Start Small Think Big is a non-profit organization that helps low-to moderate-income entrepreneurs build and sustain thriving businesses in order to increase their personal financial security and stimulate economic activity in underserved communities in New York City.

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2323 BroadwayOakland, CA 94612


  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Sales Marketing


  • People 55+
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