Become a Mentor

We are accepting applications from experienced business owners – men and women – from all BC communities who are interested in volunteering as a mentor for our One-to-One Mentoring Program. We have women waiting to be matched with entrepreneurs who can share their perspective in a variety of industries.

As a volunteer mentor, you want to provide the best advice and resources to your mentees. But you don’t need to have all the answers—we’re here to support you! Our Business Advisors can help you offer knowledge and solutions with information and training that is directly applicable to the operation of a small business.

Why volunteer?

  • Share your business experience and knowledge
  • Make a positive impact in your Mentee’s business
  • Give back to the community
  • Make new connections with a network of volunteers throughout the province
  • Learn new skills – 93% of WEC mentors say that being a mentor has helped them in their own business!
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Carol Greenaway
Greenaway Consulting, Vancouver
WEC Volunteer Mentor

Mentor Qualifications

You may qualify if you have:

  • Five years, or equivalent experience, operating your own business
  • The willingness to communicate, empathize and inspire trust
  • The ability to commit to six sessions over a six-month period (minimum of 2-3 hours per month)

Apply Now to Become a Mentor

Mentoring in my opinion is a way for anyone in business to give back to their community, by helping an individual survive and thrive. Being a mentor enriched my life by the simple act of sharing perspectives and experiences with a fellow entrepreneur.Past WEC Volunteer Mentor

If you have any questions about the becoming a Mentor, or you would like to suggest a Mentor, please email our Mentoring Coordinator:


Our mentoring program is supported by:

Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology

Province of BC