A SCORE small business mentor is an adviser who helps individuals and small businesses reach their goals. Mentors provide free business advice and education to aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners. Mentor clients at the Lorain Port Authority Building, Lorain County Community College (Desich Entrepreneurship Innovation Center), virtually, by phone and email, or at a mutually convenient location.
As a mentor, you’ll help clients solve problems, make businesses more efficient, and assist with developing long-term business plans. Additionally, you may discover new sources of insight and knowledge to help your own business and leadership style. Teaching others how to manage people or projects, along with illustrating ways to succeed in other aspects of business, could inspire you to continue with your own professional growth-all of this while helping your local community.
The ideal mentor is empathetic, flexible, and loves connecting people to the right resources. Mentors often have significant experience within their field, excellent communication skills, and the ability to dedicate a few hours a week. Opportunities at the Lorain Port Authority Building, Lorain County Community College or virtual - meet your clients at a convenient location for both of you.
Apply today if you have expertise in any business topic, including but not limited to marketing, finance and accounting, management, technology, strategy, websites, social media, etc.
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.
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.
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)
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
Lorain Port Authority Building319 Black River LaneLorain, OH44052
October 14, 2020
Verbal / Written Communication
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
A few hours per month
Complete your volunteer application at www.score.org/volunteer-registration.