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Business Professionals Needed to Mentor Haitian Entrepreneurs - Can be done from anywhere!

MicroMentor just launched a new program in Haiti and we are actively looking for volunteers interested in supporting job creation and improving livelihoods as Haiti rebuilds. By volunteering a few hours of your time each month to mentor an entrepreneur over Skype, email or phone, you can have a direct, positive impact on Haiti's economic recovery.

Location

A Volunteer Opportunity You Can Do From AnywhereHaiti
Haiti
Organization: 
Area of Expertise: 
Business Development
Skill Needed: 
Whatever your skills, there is likely an entrepreneur who could benefit from your professional experience. Commonly requested areas of expertise include business planning, marketing strategy, increasing sales, time management, analyzing cash flows, managing finances, and website development. We ask that the mentors in the Haiti program have either 3 years of business ownership experience, 5 years of management experience, or several years of professional experience in a specialized skill set related to business and one of the following: - Fluency in French or Haitian Creole, - Experience doing business in Haiti (or similarly challenging contexts), - OR significant experience relevant to sectors of growth in Haiti (such as import/export businesses, value-added agriculture, energy or textiles/artisan goods)

MicroMentor

MicroMentor is an online service that connects small business owners with business mentors. MicroMentor puts your skills and experience to work, and gives you the opportunity to engage in a meaningful one-on-one relationship with an entrepreneur.

MicroMentor is an initiative of Mercy Corps, an international non-profit organization, that provides communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives.

Twitter: 
@MicroMentorOrg

Job title: Logistics research duo, Haiti

Job description: Two people to work together; one to research warehousing; one to research trucking
You could be a trucker, a shipping/receiver, a grocery entrepreneur, a pharmaceutical sales rep, a fishpacker, a small business person. Whatever gives you experience and contacts in warehousing and trucking will work just fine.
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype.
Helpful skills: team sports

Location

Toronto, ON
Canada
Skill Needed: 
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype; leadership and hands-on: good listening, good explaining; construction or physics or math or all of these; up-beat and optimistic; aptitude for logistics; orienteering (both formal and through informal networks of people); adaptability Helpful skills: team sports; teaching; passing knowledge of participatory action or adventure-based learning or experiential learning or all of these

Job title: Logistics research duo, Western North America

Job description: Two people to work together; one to research warehousing; one to research trucking
You could be a trucker, a shipping/receiver, a grocery entrepreneur, a pharmaceutical sales rep, a fishpacker, a small businesss person. Whatever gives you experience and contacts in warehousing and trucking be work just fine.
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype.
Helpful skills: team sports
le.tambour@yahoo.ca

Location

Toronto, ON
Canada
Skill Needed: 
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype. Helpful skills: team sports

Job title: Logistics research duo, Middle North America

Job title: Logistics research duo, Middle North America
Job description: Two people to work together; one to research warehousing; one to research trucking
You could be a trucker, a shipping/receiver, a grocery entrepreneur, a pharmaceutical sales rep, a fishpacker, a small businesss person. Whatever gives you experience and contacts in warehousing and trucking will be just fine.
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype.
Helpful skills: team sports
le.tambour@yahoo.ca

Location

Toronto, ON
Canada
Skill Needed: 
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype. Helpful skills: team sports

Job title: Logistics research duo, Eastern North America

Job description: Two people to work together; one to research warehousing; one to research trucking
You could be a trucker, a shipping/receiver, a grocery entrepreneur, a pharmaceutical sales rep, a fishpacker, a small businesss person. Whatever gives you experience and contacts in warehousing and trucking will be just fine.
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype.
Helpful skills: team sports
le.tambour@yahoo.ca

Location

Eastern North AmericaToronto
United States
Skill Needed: 
Necessary skills: Internet literacy and skype. Helpful skills: team sports