Volunteer Mentor Opportunities

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

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

Join the Women Venture Volunteer Team as a Small Business Essentials Mentor

Mentoring a Small Business Essentials 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! 

  • Mentors are required to attend Small Business Essentials orientation, this is where you'll meet your mentee and chat about their business concepts
  • Mentors are required to meet with their mentee for three - 90 minute in-person Checkpoint meetings
  • Mentors are asked to attend Session 15 or 16, Practice Pitch and Graduation

Choose the Small Business Essentials cohort that works best for you
Upcoming Small Business Essentials Cohorts:

Orientation - Saturday, January 12, 9:00 - 12:00 PM
Checkpoint #1 - Saturday, February 23
Checkpoint #2 - Saturday, April 6
Checkpoint #3 - Saturday, May 4
Practice Pitch - Saturday, May 11, 9:00 - 12:00 PM
Graduation - Saturday, May 18, 9:00 - 12:00 PM

Orientation - Tuesday, February 12, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Checkpoint #1 - Tuesday, March 5
Checkpoint #2 - Tuesday, March 26
Checkpoint #3 - Tuesday, April 9
Practice Pitch - Thursday, April 11, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Graduation - Thursday, April 18, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Ready to be a Mentor? Sign up for a Volunteer Information Sessions HERE


 If you’re interested in helping women entrepreneurs succeed, please consider volunteering with WomenVenture!
For more information email Jessica Tabbutt, Volunteer Manager, jtabbutt@WomenVenture.org