Buddy-In-Business Mentoring Program
The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce Buddy-In-Business Mentoring Program will match business professionals with proven skill sets with members of our chamber community who have identified a need for mentoring in a certain area of their business.
Mentors and Mentees will meet a couple times a month in person and otherwise, as needed, and the program will run from September 2019-May 2020.
Buddy in Business Program Curriculum:
September to May: 9 month program; meeting at least 2 hours a month with your Buddy in addition to attending workshops and events.
Workshop Topic and Schedule – all workshops are held the 3rd Thursday of the scheduled month from 8:30am – 10am. Attendance and participation is required by all participates of the Buddy-In-Business Mentorship program.
- September (9/9/19) – Program Orientation and Personality workshop
- October – Networking Summit – Chamber hosted event that participants attend for free*
- November (11/21/19) – Your Communication Style workshop
- January (1/16/20) – Effective Public Speaking workshop
- March (3/19/20) – SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER TBA
- May (5/21/20) – Program Completion Celebration
*does not follow the 3rd Thursday schedule; details TBA
Mentors will be matched with mentees based on the skill set the mentee has identified as an area where help is needed.
If you are a chamber member and can give as little as two hours a month to be a mentor we welcome you to apply! Simply fill out the application online.
If you are a chamber member who needs specific expertise within the areas of professional development, workforce development, or strategic planning please fill out the mentee form enclosed or online. Acceptance into program is limited. We encourage you to apply by August 16, 2019.
Please email or fax back all completed applications to Bob Nolet.
Fax: 508.830.1621 or Bob@plymouthchamber.com