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. Within Peer2Peer, there are two roles. A Peer2Peer Support volunteer represents Startup Calgary at community events and answers questions about the community and resources. A Peer2Peer Lead assists with workshops and entrepreneurial coaching.

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Responsibilities

Peer2Peer Support:

  • Represent the startup community at events such as Startup Drinks

  • Answer questions associated with the startup community

Peer2Peer Lead:

  • Peer2Peer Support duties as well as:

  • 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) or startup support organization

  • 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 a 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


Questions?

Jenn Delconte, Manager at Startup Calgary
Peer2Peer Volunteer Lead

Have questions about the Peer2Peer Volunteer roles? Contact Jenn Delconte at jenn@startupcalgary.ca.