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Could you be a young person’s business advisor?

Cockermouth School is looking for local people from all walks of life to volunteer as business advisors for its pupils. The initiative is linked to the Young Enterprise Company Programme. Please see a quick note below from the school which outlines the basic details. If you can help, please email brian.trengove@btinternet.com or call him on 07931 911506.

 

I wondered if there would be any members of the Cockermouth Chamber of Trade who would like to volunteer as business advisors. Given that the Chamber has supported the programme and has members with a vast and varied amount of business experience I wondered if there is anyone who would like to be involved.

The time commitment would be to attend company meetings within the school for around an hour each week within term time. If there is more than one person looking to be involved, it would be an advantage so they can support each other. Also if one cannot attend a meeting for whatever reason the other can hopefully step. As people are volunteering their time it is understandable that business advisors will not be able to attend every meeting. If people could commit to attending to 2 to 3 of the 4 weekly meetings would be fantastic.

If anyone was interested I would meet and discuss what was involved to then provide training and security checks before attending meetings within School.

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