Mentoring and Befriending

SACOMA is providing unique opportunities in developing innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing communities and wider society today.
We are encouraging corporate partners and industry professionals from all sectors to get involved – Media and advertising, marketing, technology, IT, retail, financial and professional services, property management, health/social care, education and the environment. We will ensure that the time and skills you offer are used effectively to maximize your efforts and their positive social impact on society.

Opportunities are available all over the UK. Here are some ideas of how you could get involved:
  • ADVISOR – task-oriented support provided in the form of specialist technical advice to a start up social business.(e.g. marketing, PR, finance)
  • MENTOR – goal-oriented support in the form of guidance and encouragement to promote personal and professional development.
  • BUSINESS COACH – goal-oriented 'non directive' support to facilitate enhanced performance, learning and development of a social entrepreneur.
  • INTERNSHIP - support from a postgraduate business student in the form of a specific consultancy exercise.
  • SECONDMENT – a short term assignment to work full time in assisting a social entrepreneur start up or develop their enterprise.
  • BOARD MEMBER – joining a Board of a start up social enterprise. Alternatively a social entrepreneur engaging with an established firm – to help inspire and stimulate imaginative and innovative thinking.
  • WORK SPACE – sharing a work environment with a social entrepreneur to enable exchange of best working practice and creativity with a social dimension.
  • WORKSHOP – facilitating a training session on a specific aspect of running a business/social enterprise.
  • ADVICE SURGERY – hosting a question and answer session on key issues facing social entrepreneurs.
  • ADMINISTRATOR – providing adhoc administrative support e.g. book keeping
  • FINANCIAL SUPPORT – through sponsorship of training and networking events, branding, contributing to an Awards scheme or direct investment in a social entrepreneur’s project.
Experience in any of the following disciplines is always in demand: business and strategy planning, governance, financial planning and management, marketing and PR, IT, internet, human resources, legal structures, intellectual property, operational management and sales.


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