37 people are interested
Business Mentor: Share Your Unique Knowledge & Skills!
ORGANIZATION: SCORE Rhode Island
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37 people are interested
Our mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. Our Mentors are the driving force in achieving this mission and are the backbone of our organization.
Prospective and current small business owners require a wide range of knowledge and skills to be successful. SCORE Mentors assist them in achieving their goals, by providing free business counseling. Please consider bringing your unique business knowledge, skills and experiences to strengthen our award-winning team in RI.
Our data shows that clients who receive mentoring are more likely to see positive outcomes such as businesses started, jobs created and increased revenues.
As a mentor you will:
- Assist with developing long-term business plans
- Connect clients with information and resources
- Help clients evaluate and resolve problems
- Provide guidance to improve operational effectiveness
- Coach clients to be leaders and managers
- And more
The ideal mentor has experience in the business world, whether in small businesses or large. Mentors are expected to be empathetic, professional, and effective at connecting with people. You set your own schedule. Work may be performed virtually or in-person with clients.
Make a difference in your community as a SCORE Mentor, guiding aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners to reach their goals.
If you are ready to make a difference in your community, or just interested in learning more, Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.
SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration that helps aspiring and existing entrepreneurs succeed. Every year, our volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of starting small businesses and achieving new levels of success. Volunteering is a way for you to give back, network with business experts, and share your knowledge. Join SCORE today to make a meaningful difference in your local economy.
For more information about the Mentor role, and to apply: https://www.score.org/volunteer/become-mentor
About SCORE Rhode Island
380 Westminster Street, Providence (SBA), Providence, RI 02903, US
SCORE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentoring. Our mission is to 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). We have over 300 SCORE offices across the country and 10,000 volunteers offering free business mentoring and low- or no-cost workshops. The SCORE RI Chapter services Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
For over 50 years, SCORE's thousands of working and retired business professionals have volunteered to support the success of small business nationwide. SCORE business mentoring is free and confidential.
- Free, confidential business mentoring in person, via email or by video
- Volunteer mentors who share their expertise across industries
- Free business tools, templates and tips online
- Inexpensive or free business workshops (locally) and webinars (online 24/7)
Rhode IslandProvidence, RI 02903
December 4, 2023
- Strategic Planning
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Marketing Strategy & Planning
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Set your own schedule. Mentors are asked to provide at least 10 hours per month.
- Complete your volunteer application at https://www.score.org/volunteer/become-mentor.