Call for Experts by Experience – Social Enterprise Mentors

North East BIC

Call for Experts by Experience – Social Enterprise Mentors

Innovate for Good Programme – SUNDERLAND

Deadline: This is an open call, and will remain open until April 2023

The North East BIC Ltd (BIC) seeks to work with social entrepreneurs and leaders of charities and co-operatives to provide mentoring as part of the Innovate for Good programme.

Innovate for Good is an intensive business incubator programme supporting pre-start and existing social enterprises and VCSE organisations to develop and grow. The programme combines business support, co-working accommodation, workshops, and mentoring to provide tailored support to participants to achieve their business goals. This programme runs from September 2021 to September 2023 and will support three cohorts of 12 participants.

This opportunity has been made possible through ERDF funding secured via the Sunderland Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) and Community Wealth Building programmes, and is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

What will I be asked to do?

You will draw on your own experience to provide mentoring support to at least one social entrepreneur on the Innovate for Good programme. During this time, you will be required to support your mentee for 8 hours over six months in line with Innovate for Good cohort intake dates. Mentoring can be delivered online or face to face.

How much will I be paid?

A budget of up to £400 including VAT is available per mentee. You can mentor multiple participants per cohort.

How do I apply?

To apply for this opportunity. Please complete the attached application form and return it to Alex Goodchild, Innovate for Good Programme Administrator at along with a copy of your CV.

Want to find out more?

Contact Michelle Booth, Social Enterprise Specialist/Innovate for Good Manager for an informal discussion t: 07909520069

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