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Meet Your Coordinator

Meet Your Coordinator: Jane Cleary – CBDC Trinity Conception

Meet Your Coordinator is our new series where we will be interviewing your local Youth Ventures Coordinator so you can get to know them. Next up is Jane Cleary who is with CBDC Trinity Conception.


What’s your name?

Jane Cleary

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

CBDC Trinity Conception

What are some of your favourite hobbies?

  • Hiking
  • Yoga
  • Cooking

What’s your favourite movie?

13 Going On 30!

What is your favourite band?

I love so many genres it’s impossible to pick a favourite band!

What is your favourite restaurant?

The Stone Jug in Carbonear… they have the BEST pizza!

Do you have any pets?

I have 3 dogs and 2 cats!

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

Taking a passion or an opportunity and turning it into a business.

What is the coolest business you heard of?

I think that Bark Buddy is really cool! It’s done like a dating site but it matches people with dogs that need homes!

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Getting out to events with participants helping them get their businesses known!

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?

There are tons of opportunities in the Trinity Conception! I definitely see a need for dog walkers and babysitters.

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?

Youth in NL should know that if they have any interest in starting their own business Youth Ventures is an awesome program that they should join to get the most out of their business. We’re here to help!

What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?

Although unique business ideas are awesome, they are not necessary for starting your own business. As long as you’re dedicated and willing to learn you have the opportunity to be successful.

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?

I can be reached by email at or by phone at (709) 596-3052. I am located in the CBDC Trinity Conception office in Suite 101, Croke Building, 21 Industrial Crescent

Carbonear, NL, A1Y 1A5

Don’t forget – we’re having a contest!

To enter:

1. Take a selfie with a Youth Ventures co-ordinator or participant

2. Upload it to Facebook or Instagram

3. Tag YouthVenturesNL and use the #MakinLemonade

Basket will be drawn August 10, 2017. Winner will be notified via entry method. Limited to one entry per person.

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