Peer2Peer Volunteer

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Peer2Peer Volunteers help the startup community by sharing their knowledge and entrepreneurial experience with early stage founders and event attendees.

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Responsibilities

  • Represent the startup community at events such as Startup Drinks

  • Support facilitators at workshops and events such as Business Model Canvas 101, 201 & 301 and Startup Weekend

  • Help answer attendee questions during workshops

  • Other mentoring duties as required

Qualifications

  • Leadership role in a startup (ie: founder/co-founder, CTO, etc)

  • Be friendly, outgoing and patient

  • Knowledge of value proposition, customer discovery, business model canvas, funding and finance options

  • Strong communication skills

  • Can do attitude - no job is too small

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Expectations

  • Attend at least 3 Startup Calgary events

  • Subscribe as a Community Member on our homepage and review the Startup Community 101 guide

  • Complete the online application form and accept the volunteer waiver and confidentiality agreement

  • If selected, attend an interview

  • Attend Peer2Peer Support training

  • Park the ego - this is a beginner friendly, educational environment

  • Sign up for volunteer shifts via Google doc, committing to a minimum of 40 hours per year

  • Notify Startup Calgary ASAP if you can no longer fulfill your commitment

Please note that volunteer intake is currently closed.


Questions?

Andrew Browne, Startup Support Specialist at Startup Calgary
Peer2Peer Volunteer Lead

Have questions about the Peer2Peer Volunteer roles? Contact Andrew Browne at andrew@startupcalgary.ca.