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 2019 Youth Ventures season, and today we have Alyssa at CBDC Labrador in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
What is your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Sports, anything to do with being outdoors, photography and spending time with friends and family.
What’s your favourite movie?
What is your favourite band? I listen to a lot of music so I wouldn’t be able to narrow down my favourite band/ artist. But right now, I have been listening to a lot of imagine Imagine Dragons, and P!nk music.
What is your favourite restaurant?
Wing n it
Do you have any pets?
1 cat named Pudders
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Entrepreneurship to me means exploring your interests, creating a business plan, and making your dreams a reality.
What is the coolest business you heard of?
A young boy who collected pieces of iceberg and sold it to tourists in his area.
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Meeting new participants and helping them with starting/ continuing their own business.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region? Dog walkers, handmade art, maintenance services, and childcare services.
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
Youth Ventures is a great opportunity to get help with coming up with and starting your own business.
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
It’s important that you remember to start a business that you are passionate about. Managing your own business isn’t easy but if you are determined, and put in the effort you will lead a successful life
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
12 Royal St, Happy Valley- Goose Bay, NL A0P 1E0
(709) 896- 5814