Small Business 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

Volunteer Mentor Requirements:

Small Business Essentials Mentors are current or past small business owners, or experts in a topic related to business ownership, including: accounting, marketing, operations, business and employment law, risk management, human resources and more! 

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

Orientation - August 10, 9:00 - 12:00 pm
Checkpoint #1 - 90 minutes in-person; time, date and location scheduled by volunteer/client sometime between September 22 - October 4
Checkpoint #2 - 90 minutes in-person, November 3 - 15
Checkpoint #3 - 90 minutes in-person, December 1 - 13
Practice Pitch - December 14, 9:00 - 12:00 pm
Graduation - December 21, 9:00 - 12:00 pm

Orientation - October 8, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Checkpoint #1 - 90 minutes in-person; time, date and location scheduled by volunteer/client sometime between October 30 - November 4
Checkpoint #2 - 90 minutes in-person, November 20 - 25
Checkpoint #3 - 90 minutes in-person, December 6 - 11
Practice Pitch - December 12, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Graduation - December 19, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Ready to be a Mentor?

Give us a call at 612-224-9540 or email info@womenventure.org

 

 If you’re interested in helping women entrepreneurs succeed, please consider volunteering with WomenVenture!