SCORE - Volunteering
How You Can Help
The Silicon Valley SCORE Chapter is looking for
men and women with significant business
experience as owner and operator of a small
business or executive level experience with
Volunteers to SCORE
mentoring to small companies
topics at workshops and seminars
events such as trade shows, speaking
Managing the SCORE
business information center
Helping to keep the
SCORE organization running.
What SCORE expects from its volunteers
Volunteers agree to
contribute at least 16 hours per month for the
activities described above. Volunteers are
required to sign a non-conflict of interest
ethics code. The office is managed by volunteers
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Counseling is
normally scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Seminars are presented in the evening from 5:00
to 8:00 p.m. and during the week are presented
from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Volunteers
schedule mentoring sessions with clients at
mutually agreeable times and locations.
Counseling and mentoring can be in support of a
variety of businesses ranging from a "mom and
pop" sole proprietor to clients attempting to
secure funding for a high tech start up.
training includes hands-on participation in
SCORE counseling sessions, in SCORE workshops,
and in SCORE office management.
Training is typically
completed within 90 days of acceptance of the
candidate as a provisional member.
The Silicon Valley SCORE Chapter has openings
for business professionals with general
experience as outlined above. We are also
especially interested in the following specific
Banking / Financing /
Insurance / Risk
Medical / Pharma
Development/Businesses with following
development (Dreamweaver or Microsoft
Expression, basic HTML, basic CSS)
(Intermediate skill level)
creation (can use Adobe
Illustrator/Photoshop and/or Corel Draw
We also invite
qualified women and members of the minority
community to talk to us about joining our
diverse team of members.
In addition, we are
also looking for volunteers with the following
What You Can Expect from SCORE?
SCORE members receive many rewards, including:
from giving back to the community using
skills derived from personal experience
businesses that otherwise cannot afford
expert level business counseling
in the latest business methods from business
experts and successful business owners
meetings with guest speakers
from co-counseling and involvement with
fellow SCORE members, complimentary
workshops and SCORE clients
providing opportunities for friendship with
fellow SCORE members.