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 today we have Shauna Field at CBDC Cabot in CBS.
What’s your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
I love hanging out with friends, reading, camping and binge-watching TV shows on Netflix.
What’s your favourite movie?
Anything with Melissa McCarthy
What is your favourite band?
Zac Brown Band
What is your favourite restaurant?
Chinese food from just about anywhere.
Do you have any pets?
Yes! I have 2 pugs whose names are Shorty and Stumpy and 2 cats named Houston and Ricki.
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Entrepreneurship means innovation and people taking their interests/hobbies and turning it into a business.
What is the coolest business you heard of?
In Youth Ventures, there is a business on the southern coast which picks worms and sells them to fisherman.
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Meeting new people, going to different events and helping people open up businesses and seeing these people make money from their hobbies and interests.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
A business opportunity that I see in my region are lawn mowing because there are a lot of subdivisions.
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
Youth Ventures is such an amazing opportunity. It is an program for young entrepreneurs that provides guidance and support to run a business.
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
Do not be afraid to take a risk because you never know how something is going to turn out unless you try.
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
The address to my site is 221 Conception Bay Highway, CBS and my number which people can get a hold of me at is (709)800-7919. Also, if you see me out and about do not hesitate to come up and ask any questions that you may have!