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 Skye Mitchelmore at CBDC Nortip in Plum Point.
What’s your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
- CBDC Nortip- Plum Point
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
- Ski dooing
What’s your favourite movie?
- The Last Song
What is your favourite band?
- 5 Seconds of Summer
What is your favourite restaurant?
- Wing’n it
Do you have any pets?
- I have a dog and a cat.
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
- It means being original and creative enough to have your own business idea. Also, having the drive to start it up to make profit and become your own boss.
What is the coolest business you heard of?
- A girl named Collette started her own business with Youth Ventures called,“Throw your glitter”, and she creates original greeting cards for all different occasions.
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
- Planning different events around the communities.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
- There is a high demand for odd jobs around the communities (lawn care, car wash & etc.) and also for babysitting jobs.
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
- We can help you get their business started and be there to support you throughout the summer. Youth Ventures will help in any way that we can.
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
- They should try to get the best business idea that is going to make profit and that people are going to be interested in. Then, they should have a good business plan to follow when starting it up.
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
- They can contact me through email, social media, or by phone. Also, they can come visit me at my office in Plum Point.
Regional Youth Ventures Coordinator
Plum Point, NL
(709)247-2232 ext. 228