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Corporate Engagement and Employee Volunteering

Community Engagement and Employee Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in engaging your employees/members in skill-based volunteering?

MicroMentor’s Corporate Engagement Program offers corporations, business groups, and professional networks a range of opportunities for volunteering. MicroMentor provides an easy to use platform for employee volunteering in ways that help small businesses grow and create more jobs, while fueling talent, professional growth and leadership qualities for your employees and members.

About MicroMentor's Community Engagement Program

MicroMentor has worked with organizations such as Nike, IBM, Citigroup, and Western Union to engage their employees as volunteer business mentors to new entrepreneurs, and small business owners. This in turn provides employees with professional development training in effective mentoring practices, creating a win-win situation for both entrepreneurs and business mentors. We offer our Corporate Engagement partners tools and resources to be successful and empowered to make a difference. . In addition, MicroMentor offers sponsorship opportunities for initiatives to promote entrepreneurship, business mentoring, and business-focused volunteerism within targeted geographies, populations (e.g., Women or Youth), and sectors (e.g., Food and Farming or Social Enterprise).

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Business Mentoring Works

MicroMentor volunteers directly impact individual entrepreneurs and collectively foster sustainable economic development in disadvantaged communities across the nation. Data from our most recent business outcomes report shows the impressive impact of personalized business mentoring and advising, with participating entrepreneurs reporting:

  • An increase in average annual business sales of $60,550.
  • A 68% increase in the number of jobs provided by their enterprises.
  • An 80% business survival rate in comparison to the U.S. national average, which is 66%.
  • 16 hours of mentoring on average, with 20% still receiving mentoring after one year.
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