IGNITEU NY IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FOLLOWING MENTOR ROLES:
Lead Mentors – Assigned to a core team:
Responsibilities and expectations:
Dedicated to a single team throughout the program.
Facilitating 70 to 100 interactions during the course of the program by
Assisting the teams with developing and updating their outreach strategy.
Making appropriate introductions between the team and your network.
Review the team’s progress and business model canvas
Assist the teams in preparing for pitch events.
Sitting in on pitches whenever possible
Participate in the team’s mock board meeting during the final week of the program.
Meet weekly with core team and intern to keep core team on track with program progress
Meet periodically with the EiR to address team needs, especially early on in the program
Provide feedback to program staff on the program and your role
Expected level of commitment is 2-4 hours per week.
Meets with the entire cohort at least once to share your experience, best practices, and answer questions from the teams.
Provide program staff with brief bio to allow teams to prepare for chat and ask targeted questions
Duration: typically one hour or less
Coordinate with the Entrepreneur-in-Residence and program administration on topics and classes.
Lead a workshop and provide expertise on a specific topic relevant to the needs of the cohort.
Hold office hours and meet with teams.
One hour weekly preferred