Become a Volunteer
Become a SCORE Volunteer and Make Dreams Come True
Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.
SCORE volunteers provide confidential business mentoring services, both in person and online. We lead seminars and workshops to help small business owners meet their goals and achieve success. We help expand outreach of SCORE through marketing and alliance building in our local communities. We provide subject matter expertise by industries and professional skills.
Volunteering as a SCORE mentor means you are joining a community of 13,000 diverse volunteers who are all committed to helping small business owners succeed. Whether you have owned your own small business, come from a Fortune 500 company, retired, college student, have a sincere commitment for helping small businesses or volunteering, there is a place for you as SCORE volunteer.
As a SCORE Volunteer You Can:
Share your success and expertise through mentoring
Lead workshops and seminars
Provide online or telephone mentoring directly from your home or office
Serve in a leadership capacity with SCORE
Serve within other capacity at SCORE (Marketing, IT, administration, finance, fundraising, HR, etc.)
Have flexibility with your volunteering time
Benefits of Volunteering:
SCORE volunteers enjoy a variety of personal, local and national rewards. As a SCORE Volunteer, you:
Enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to the success of others
Share great experience with other SCORE volunteers
Provide leadership in the business community
Gain recognition and respect as a business mentor
Grow professionally and personally
Participate in lifelong learning
Make new friends
SCORE Portland Chapter
The Portland Chapter, with over 90 members and over 4,000 clients a year, has one of the strongest programs in the nation, and we are still growing.
Volunteer Code of Ethics
All business counselors honor a code of ethics that ensures client confidentiality and professional conduct and no SCORE counselor may provide services for monetary compensation.
Join SCORE Today
Share your experience. Register today by completing the application link below.