Mentors play a critical role in the EforAll Business Accelerator program, providing ongoing support and encouragement to an aspiring entrepreneur looking to start a business. Mentors get the opportunity to utilize their knowledge and professional experience as part of a dedicated mentor team during this year-long program.  

This role is great for anyone looking for a highly rewarding and fun volunteer experience who can dedicate the time needed to help someone pursue their business dream. 

Who Makes a Good Mentor

  • Loves our mission
  • An empathetic and active listener capable of providing clear feedback
  • A passionate connector willing to open doors   
  • A team player open to collaborating with other mentors as part of a dedicated team
  • Someone who can commit to the process. Must be able to conduct weekly online calls with their entrepreneur for the first 12 weeks of the program; once/month for the remaining 9 months
  • Come from a wide variety of backgrounds.  No specific business, industry, or entrepreneurial experience is required
  • Has read and signed the EforAll Mentor Handbook

Ready to Apply? 

It’s easy to apply on our handy EforAll app.  You will be asked to provide some basic information, including the community where you want to mentor.  The local community will follow up with you once your application is received!

EforAll serves the following communities: Longmont, Colo; Northwest Arkansas, Rhode Island; and the following Massachusetts communities: Berkshire County, Cape Cod, Fall River/New Bedford, Worcester, Holyoke, Merrimack Valley, Lynn, Maine and Roxbury.

Meet Our Mentors

Shanita Clarke – EforAll Roxbury

What do you think makes EforAll special?

“I think the genuine care of the mentors and staff makes EforAll special. They provide so much educational content, but they also take time for self-care and communication when anyone feels overwhelmed or just needs someone to talk to.”

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EforAll Mentor Benefits

  • Sense of satisfaction from helping others
  • Personal and professional knowledge by working with individuals in other industries
  • Opportunity to meet and network with other professionals.
  • Supportive and close-knit EforAll community