Mentor for Small Businesses & Start Ups


(39.952606,-74.19676)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Toms River Municipal Building33 Washington StLower LevelToms River, NJ 08753

About

Seeking individuals to contribute to the growth of Ocean County SCORE by serving as a mentor to the area's existing and aspiring business owners. This is an opportunity for individuals who are or have been senior managers, executives, business owners.

SCORE, is a national business mentoring organization with 300+ offices and 11,000+ volunteers. It's mission is to provide counseling and affordable, skills-based workshops to small business owners and those wishing to start a business.

Volunteering at SCORE is one of the ways for you to give back to our community, stay connected with business leaders, and use your knowledge and expertise to bring SCORE’s resources to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community. We hope to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

■ Provide confidential general business mentoring, both in person and online, to SCORE clients;

■ Use your industry experience to help those who share that interest create and build their own enterprise;

■ Contribute your special expertise in marketing, finance, law, technology, manufacturing, human resources to other mentors and their clients;

■ Lead or assist in seminars and workshops to help small business owners meet their goals and achieve success;

■ Contribute to the strength and growth of SCORE New York through adding your management expertise to this totally volunteer organization.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

■ An active or retired business or management leader;

■ Experience in a general or functional management position;

■ An ability to quickly assess business opportunities;

■ Excellent listening skills;

■ Ability to establish rapport with younger self starters;

■ A real desire to help others succeed.

If you are interested: We provide a variety of opportunities to contribute directly to the business community and to the SCORE organization. We provide training and support. You provide your skills, talents, passion and energy to give others hope and help them succeed.

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Accounting
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Retail / Sales
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Business Planning

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • <p>Previous business experience as a owner, manager, educator or administrator.</p><p>Good listening skills. The volunteer should be avaiable to attend the monthly meetings (1st Monday of each new Month).</p><p>The volunteer should be willing to join a committee, marketing, training, fund raising.</p><p>The volunteer should be available aproximately 15 hours each month.</p><p> </p>
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