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Can't find just the right job for you? Want to change fields? Maybe become an entrepreneur and start your own business instead? Need guidance? Then Matching Mentors might be just the ticket in these tough economic times. Best of all it's Free! Find your Matching Mentor today!


Matching Mentors is a free service that connects job seekers who may be future small business owners, with career and business mentors. Our Matching Mentors program offers business professionals meaningful volunteer opportunities by offering job seekers one-on-one advice to help change careers or become entrepreneurs and build successful businesses. The mission is to help job seekers who can't find the right job, change fields or become entrepreneurs. This will help create more small businesses, or help existing small business grow with new employees who have found a new career path. Small businesses will grow faster, generate more revenue, and employ more people. Try Matching Mentors and help build more small businesses, the backbone of our economy.


As a free online service, we provide entrepreneurs with proven opportunities to grow their businesses and increase revenues by participating in a mentoring relationship.

  • Job seekers/Protégés/Entrepreneurs, particularly those with low-incomes and limited access to business resources, realize significant economic benefits from mentoring services.
  • Mentors are provided with meaningful opportunities to "give back" by sharing their experience and expertise.
  • We primarily connect prospective Protégés, Job seekers, Entrepreneurs who want to be the owners of businesses that employ five people or less, to volunteer Matching Mentors who have successfully navigated business ownership or management.
  • Matching Mentors is dedicated to the proposition that the success of low-income entrepreneurs is crucial to the economic and social well being of our communities.
Find a Matching Mentor

Matching Mentors connects you with experienced business professionals ready to help you overcome business/career challenges or become a successful entrepreneur. Are you at a career crossroads? Looking to reinvent yourself with a career change? Maybe become an entrepreneur and start your own business instead? Need guidance? Need some advice from someone who has a strong background in that field? Search for a mentor. Our mentors are industry professionals or retired executives from a variety of backgrounds. All our mentors are volunteers. Read the mentor biographies and send them your questions. They just might just have the answers you are looking for. Sign up to start searching for your Matching Mentor now.

Be a Matching Mentor

Do have the time and expertise to help someone at a career crossroad? Can you counsel someone who wants to make a career change or wants to start their own small business? Ready to give advice about your current or past field of employment? Become a mentor. Our mentors are industry professionals or retired executives from a variety of backgrounds. All our mentors are volunteers. Submit a mentor biography and answer questions from job seekers. You just might just have the answers they are looking for.You can be the link to business success. Share your unique experience and expertise to help those seeking to change careers or become entrepreneurs and grow a successful business. Join our network of volunteer business professionals committed to career growth and entrepreneurship now.

Why Join Matching Mentors?

Convenient, Skills-Based Business Volunteering: Build your professional skills and directly support local small business owners. Our tools make getting started quick and easy, and no in-person meetings are required

Why Work with a Business/Career Mentor?

Business Knowledge and Experience at Your Fingertips: Whether you changing careers, creating a business plan or expanding into a new market, a Matching Mentor can provide you with expertise and guidance that will help you be more successful.