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 Jaime at CBDC Emerald in Baie Verte.
What’s your name?
Jaime Robin Walsh
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
CBDC Emerald – Baie Verte-Green Bay region
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Reading, sports, spending time with my friends
What’s your favourite movie?
What is your favourite band?
Jimmy Eat World
What is your favourite restaurant?
Louis Gee’s Pizza
Do you have any pets?
I have a cat named Oreo
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
It means taking your passion or hobby and turning it into a business! It takes determination and commitment to take something they love to do and make it profitable
What is the coolest business you heard of?
Escape Quest in St. Johns! They have 4 escape rooms that are both challenging and fun, I recommend to anyone visiting the city to check them out!
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Getting involved with the youth in the area and helping them start up their businesses and maintain them to the best of my ability
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
There is a need for certain services such as lawn care, babysitting, and dog walking in our area that youth can create their business to cater towards
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
That its completely free and there for them to take advantage of in helping them start up their own business!
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
That any idea can be profitable under the right circumstances, and it takes hard work and determination to start and maintain a successful business
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
I’m located at the CBDC Emerald in Baie Verte, P.O. Box 508, A0K 1B0.
They can phone me at (709) 532-8312, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please include site address, phone number and email)