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 Victoria Stapleton at CBDC Burin.
What’s your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
CBDC Burin Peninsula
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Photography, reading, yoga, exercising, hanging with my friends
What’s your favourite movie?
I love pretty much every movie that stars Dylan O’Brien! Thor: Ragnarok was good too!
What is your favourite band?
I love listening to music so it’s hard to narrow down my favourite band; The Neighbourhood are exceptionally good though!
What is your favourite restaurant?
Jungle Jim’s or Domino’s Pizza
Do you have any pets?
A dog named Poncho!
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Having the ambition and drive to do what you love (passion/hobby) for a profit
What is the coolest business you’ve heard of?
The coolest business I’ve heard of is Serengetee! Charities are recognized and 10% of the sale of various items is donated.
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
I look forward to working with the youth in my area and encouraging them to pursue their passions/hobbies by turning them into profit-making ventures.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
Dog walkers, babysitters, yard maintenance and healthy snacks.
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
We are here to help and will stand by your side the entire time!
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
All you need is an idea and the drive to start!
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
W.R Building, Ville Marie Drive
P.O Box 470