BECOME A VOLUNTEER
VOLUNTEERS ARE VITAL TO OUR SUCCESS!
Do you have business experience to share? Have you always wanted to give back? Here’s your chance to make a difference and guide an aspiring business owner. You’ll meet other successful members of the business community who are also dedicated to supporting Rise clients. There are many ways to volunteer.
"Mentoring makes me feel like I am giving something to others that I wished someone had of given me. Mentoring lets me pass on some of the things I have learned as part of life’s lessons."
- Rise Mentor
"Youth coaching makes me feel excited to be a part of the small business culture in Canada, sharing in the development of brilliant ideas with the young minds of the future."
- Rise Youth Coach
"I feel that it is important to pay that forward. With experience from my own family situation, I will be advocating for mental health and well-being."
- Rise Peer Coach
"Volunteering is a great way to share your skills, deepen your empathy, and improve your ability to work with a range of perspectives toward a common goal."
- Rise Loan Review Committee Member
“I needed to change my business model and the Rise loan allowed me to purchase the equipment, professional services, and advertising I needed to get my digital program running. I received much more than funding – I also gained an invaluable coach who asked the right questions and taught me to think of my business in new ways.