Volunteer Mentor Opportunities

For 40 years, WomenVenture has empowered entrepreneurial women with tools, capital and support to lead businesses that create living wage jobs. Helping women attain economic self-sufficiency through the creation and growth of profitable and sustainable businesses.

WomenVenture clients have launched a variety of small businesses! Including: clothing boutiques, hair salons, event spaces, a trapeze center, skin care product lines, childcare centers, an environmental consulting firm, doggy day cares and more!!

Join our Volunteer Team as a Small Business Essentials Mentor!

Mentoring a WomenVenture client is an exciting opportunity to help your mentee transform their business idea into a fully developed business plan for profitable and sustainable small business ownership!

For more information or to become a Small Business Essential Mentor contact Jessica Tabbutt, WomenVenture Volunteer Manager, jtabbutt@womenventure.org

June Cohort Mentor Dates:

June 6, 12:00 – 12:30 PM: Training Phone Call
June 12, 6:00 – 7:30 PM: Orientation
June 29 – July 6, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #1 (90 minute in-person meeting),
July 20 – July 27, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #2 (90 minute in-person meeting),
August 3 – August 10, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #3 (90 minute in-person meeting)
August 9, 6:00 – 8:00 PM: Session 18 - Practice Pitch
August 14, 6:00 – 9:00 PM: Graduation!

Highlighted dates are not required but highly encouraged

July Cohort Mentor Dates:

July 10, 12:00 – 12:30 PM: Training Phone Call
July 14, 9:00 - 10:30 AM: Orientation
August 20 - August 27, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #1 (90 minute in-person meeting),
October 8 - October 15, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #2 (90 minute in-person meeting),
November 5 - November 12, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #3 (90 minute in-person meeting)
November 17, 9:00 - 11:00 AM: Session 18 - Practice Pitch
December 1, 9:00 - 12:00 PM: Graduation!

Highlighted dates are not required but highly encouraged

September Cohort Mentor Dates:

September 5, 12:00 – 12:30 PM: Training Phone Call
September 11, 6:00 – 7:30 PM: Orientation
September 21 - September 26, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #1 (90 minute in-person meeting),
October 17 - October 22, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #2 (90 minute in-person meeting),
November 2 - November 7, time TBD by Mentor/Mentee(s): Checkpoint #3 (90 minute in-person meeting)
November 8, 6:00 – 8:00 PM: Session 18 - Practice Pitch
November 12, 6:00 – 9:00 PM: Graduation!

Highlighted dates are not required but highly encouraged

For more information contact Jessica Tabbutt, WomenVenture Volunteer Manager, jtabbutt@womenventure.org