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Refugee Mentor: Business Marketing

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Utah Refugee Education and Training Center

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Volunteer Opportunity Title: Refugee Mentor: Business Marketing

Start and End Date: As soon as possible! Ongoing opportunity.

Description: The Refugee Education and Training Center is looking for an experienced business marketer in supply chain management who can help to expand "Mama Africa's Hot Sauce" into the shelves of supermarkets! Cathy, affectionately known as Mama Africa, has a successful small business and is ready to grow her market. She has years of experience cooking and selling food, and this hot sauce is the culmination of her experience. Cathy is an inspirational and determined woman who simply needs the experience of a skilled business marketer to guide her through expanding.

Number of Volunteers Needed: 1

Staff Point of Contact: Michael

Volunteer Point of Contact: Megan McLaws; slcrefugees@gmail.com

All interested volunteers must register at:

  1. https://volunteer.samaritan. com/custom/525/#/volunteer_ registration
  2. After you create your account, search for the opportunity you are interested in!
  3. Click "Sign Up"
This is an opportunity for a serious volunteer. The Center is committed to seeing Cathy succeed and we hope to find a volunteer as passionate as she is!

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About Utah Refugee Education and Training Center


250 W 3900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, US

Mission Statement

The Utah Refugee Education and Training Center is a partnership between Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University and the Utah Department of Workforce Services. The Refugee Center serves two purposes: To foster opportunities for refugees to access family-sustaining employment, and to support refugee communities’ efforts to find appropriate solutions towards integration.


As part of the Department of Workforce Service, the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center offers employment, intake, and program services to assist refugees in Salt Lake City with their integration journey. We serve as a hub that offers commonly needed services such as job search assistance, ESL, citizenship preparation, and basic computer skills. We also leverage skill-based volunteerism as well as targeted in-kind and financial donations to provide free trainings and programs for adults and youth with interests ranging from I.T. and computer programming to leadership and public speaking to sewing and product development. If you are interested in serving your local refugee community, we have an opportunity for you!

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We'll work with your schedule.


250 W 3900 SSalt Lake City, UT 84107



  • Sales Coaching & Training
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Retail / Sales




  • This commitment is flexible based on the availability of both Cathy and the volunteer. It is encouraged that the volunteer is willing to see Cathy's expansion through to the end, until she is independently operating.

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