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Become a business mentor for BIPOC owned small-businesses!

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Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association

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Meda's mission is to help Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs succeed. When BIPOC businesses succeed, jobs are created, and homeownership and wealth increase. Volunteers are an important part of our team and contribute to these successes which help solve some of the economic disparities experienced in our BIPOC communities.

Meda seeks volunteers who have business skills who are willing to mentor Meda business clients on a pro bono basis.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Racial and cultural sensitivity.
  • Versatility: work well with diverse groups of people and types of nonprofits.
  • Passion: genuine interest in helping BIPOC entrepreneurs succeed.
  • Excellent mentoring and active-listening skills.
  • Have at least 5 years of business and/or functional expertise.
  • Ability to assess entrepreneur strengths and weaknesses and present information and resources accordingly.
  • Analysis and critical thinking: able to effectively analyze situations and think strategically.

Meda's volunteer program is designed to provide volunteers with a rich and meaningful experience mentoring BIPOC entrepreneurs. Meda uses a thorough application process to match volunteers with Meda's clients.

Please apply - we'd love to speak with you further!

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About Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association

Location:

1256 Penn Avenue North, Suite 4800, Minneapolis, MN 55411, US

Mission Statement

Helping minority entrepreneurs succeed.

Description

Meda provides business consulting and access to capital and market opportunities for minority entrepreneurs that leads to BIPOC small business success. Meda also operates a business development center under a cooperative agreement with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Since its beginning in 1971, Meda has helped more than 20,000 entrepreneurs of color and Black-owned small businesses and assisted in more than 550 business startups.

Community
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Market Research / Analysis

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Very flexible, but typically around 3 - 10 hours per month.

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