Support Local Small Businesses

As a SCORE Volunteer:

  • Support local entrepreneurs
  • Network and build new relationships
  • Help grow your local small business community
  • Expand your skillset and professional reputation

Give Back to the Local Community

SCORE Washington DC is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve as knowledgeable business mentors.  Review the description of the volunteer role at SCORE, then apply. We will contact you to learn more about you and to share information about onboarding and training, SCORE’s code of ethics, and other pertinent details for the role.

Become a Mentor with SCORE Washington DCWhat you’ll do as a Volunteer Business Mentor:

  • Advise small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Guide clients in developing business plans and business growth
  • Share business knowledge, experience, and practical “know-how”
  • Inspire business owners to achieve their ownership dreams


  • Broad experience as a business owner, an upper-level business manager, or a senior leader in the military, government or nonprofit worlds
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours/month

SCORE DC Mentors

The Many Reasons to Mentor

SCORE Washington DC mentors are deeply experienced businessmen and women -- some still working, others retired -- looking to share their knowledge and support the start up and growth of local small businesses. Read and hear why they volunteer and what they get out of it.

I Mentor Because

Join Our Community

Volunteering at SCORE means you are joining a community of more than 10,000 diverse volunteers who are all committed to helping small business owners succeed. Whether you have owned your own small business, worked in a Fortune 500 company, are retired and have a sincere commitment for helping small businesses, there is a place for you as a SCORE volunteer.

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