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

Contact SCORE Cleveland to Get Started

Contact appointments@chapter30.org to receive an application, or call us at 216-522-4194 for more information.

We have immediate needs for new members who can:

  • Discuss patents and trademark issues with SCORE clients

  • Teach our clients and members how to use social media to do marketing

  • Augment our presence in our Painesville and Burton offices

  • Answer our Cleveland office telephone and schedule appointments, meetings, and speakers

  • Join our Speakers’ bureau

  • Start a SCORE office in Ashtabula

  • Start a SCORE office in Sandusky