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Latino Business Development Training Coach
Summary of Responsibilities:
Coaches work alongside small groups of entrepreneurs in our Business Development Training classes. Coaches help the groups become more familiar with the business concepts they learn in class, and guide them in applying those concepts to their specific businesses and situations. Coaching is a prerequisite for service as a Business Mentor.
- Attend Business Development Trainings every week for 8 weeks.
- Help assigned small group learn the concepts taught in the classes, and apply those concepts to their businesses.
- Keep trainers informed of group’s progress.
Approximately 3 hours a week for an 8-week Business Development Training cycle. The classes meet either on a weeknight from 6:30-9pm or on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm (Coaches will choose either Tuesdays or Saturdays to volunteer. Contact volunteer coordinator for scheduling details.
- Must be fluent in Spanish.
- Coaches must have experience in starting or growing their own business or have basic knowledge of at least two key areas of small business development. Special consideration will be given to former C.A.S.H. clients who have successfully launched their own businesses.
- Coaches must be passionate about contributing to the mission of Washington C.A.S.H. and supporting small business owners and must believe in the abilities and potential of the people we serve.
- Coaches must be able to suspend judgment and listen deeply. They must be patient and understanding of the many personal obstacles to business-ownership our clients encounter. An interest in developing “poverty competency” by learning about the structural causes of poverty and poverty realities is a plus.
Join a community of courageous and empowered individuals working toward economic self-sufficiency through small business ownership and contribute to a vibrant local economy and thriving neighborhoods.
Contact Jen Chantrill at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 352-1945, x240 to get involved!