Meet Your Coordinator is a series where we interview your Youth Ventures coordinators so that you can get to know them. We are back again for the 2018 Youth Ventures season, and the first coordinator is Alyson Moores who is based at CBDC Nortip.
What’s your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
CBDC Nortip – Plum Point
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
What is your favourite restaurant?
Do you have any pets?
I have a small dog named Mako
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
The drive to turn a hobby into profit
What is the coolest business you heard of?
The coolest business I’ve heard of was so far was done by a young boy who made jewelry from used guitar strings. (Cody from Strung Out – Check him out on Facebook)
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
I look forward to working with the youth in my area and encouraging them to turn their hobbies into profit.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
- High demand for lawn care services
- High demand for babysitting services
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
Youth Ventures allows assistance in finding an idea that will work in your community, help create a well-structured business plan, and point you in the right direction during the entire process.
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
The first and most important step in starting your own business is creating a business plan.
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
You can contract me through email at firstname.lastname@example.org, through phone at (709) 247-2232 ext. 228, or drop by my office at CBDC Nortip (P.O. Box 140,
Plum Point, NL, A0K 4A0). Also, feel free to ask any questions if you see me around the community.