Are you a business owner or professional with a passion for sharing knowledge?
Are you working in a particular field (banking, IT, HR, for example) and have other skills that you’d like to use to support women entrepreneurs? Do you have facilitation skills that you are not currently using? Would you like to mentor entrepreneurs one on one through a course? Are you skilled in social media, graphic design, or event planning? If so, WomenVenture has a place for you. We need all these skills to help us promote women entrepreneurs. Whether you can commit to an hour a week for 10 weeks or a few hours a month we can use your skills.
WomenVenture relies on the expertise of volunteers to help our clients along their entrepreneurial journey. We are seeking a diverse pool of volunteers from all backgrounds, especially those who identify as BIPOC and LGBTQ+. Volunteers support WomenVenture’s training program as facilitators, advisors, and mentors in the following areas of expertise: accounting, business and employment law, finance, human resources, insurance, marketing, sales, operations, and other business topics. Volunteers with the Advancement & Marketing department support content creation, design, events, and grant research projects.
Facilitator: These volunteers deliver high-quality business training for our Getting Ready and Small Business Essentials courses. While facilitating the formal learning experience, facilitators will engage with participants to create focus and participation within the group while ensuring a supportive and confidential learning environment. LEARN MORE
Mentor: Volunteer mentors are paired with participants in our Small Business Essentials course to motivate them as they develop their business plans and presentation. Mentors will encourage participants to achieve their goals and successfully complete the course. WomenVenture is actively seeking volunteers who identify as BIPOC or LGBTQ+ so we have a diverse pool of talent when pairing participants and volunteers. LEARN MORE
Expert Advisor: Volunteer advisors work with WomenVenture training clients to provide support and advice as they grow their businesses. LEARN MORE
Advancement & Marketing Volunteers
Events Volunteer: This volunteer role is for anyone who loves seeing events come to life. You do not need to have event-planning experience. Whether you work in IT, human resources, or on the production line, this role is for anyone who has a passion for connecting with people and creating events that highlight and support WomenVenture. LEARN MORE
Grant Researcher: Volunteers support the grants team through research of potential grant prospects to support WomenVenture’s mission and programs along with searching for persuasive evidence and narrative that demonstrates the need for WomenVenture’s programs. LEARN MORE
Communications & Marketing: WomenVenture’s communications and marketing volunteers support our Advancement & Marketing team by providing professional support with content creation, promotion, and design. Projects may be ongoing or campaign based. LEARN MORE
All Operations roles are currently filled, contact us for additional opportunities.
Human Resources: Volunteers support our operations team by providing professional support with HR processes, templates, and reporting. This volunteer opportunity is virtual. LEARN MORE
Data Entry: Ensure the integrity and accuracy of client business data stored in our customer relationship management (CRM) system to help WomenVenture improve our ability to report on, contact, and promote our client’s businesses. LEARN MORE
Power BI Volunteer: Utilize your interactive data visualization, and data reporting skills to help WomenVenture create useful dashboards and reports that give us important real-time information about our impact on our clients and business operations. LEARN MORE
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