Volunteer Opportunities

As a Business Council for Peace volunteer expert, you enrich your life, see how your skills have impact, and connect with other like-minded business professionals. The current volunteer openings are a changing feast for our members.

U.S. Host Company
What you will be doing: Provide your staff with the opportunity to share their knowledge, best practices, and exchange ideas with an international small business owner. We tailor the experience to meet your goals and that of your visiting entrepreneur. Be assured, we provide a well-organized and inspiring opportunity to foster mutual understanding.
Where you will be doing it: At your place of business.
You are qualified if you: We have the right match for your industry.
When: To be determined.
Commitment: 1 day, 1 week, or 1 month hosting at your place of busienss.
How much will it cost you?: • Occasional lunches for your visiting small business owner.
Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing: A Salvadoran offset and digital printing services firm has grown from a team of three in 2010, to 26 in 2016, and plans to continue expanding. They have requested a process improvement expert to assess current operational processes and identify areas of the business to improve.
Where you will be doing it: El Salvador
You are qualified if you: Have 10+ years of process improvement experience.
When: Between July and September 2017.
Commitment:
Discovery: 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work: 6 days in El Salvador.
How much will it cost you?: • Cost of airfare (Bpeace pays for your hotel).
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing: A Salvadoran digital studio of architects, designers, engineers and tech enthusiasts, who create interactive experiences for clients and audiences, have requested a sales strategy expert to help them analyze their business model, improve market penetration and recommend tools and consultative sales techniques.
Where you will be doing it: El Salvador
You are qualified if you: Have 10+ years of sales strategy experience.
When: Between July and September 2017.
Commitment:
Discovery: 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work: 6 days in El Salvador.
How much will it cost you?: • Cost of airfare (Bpeace pays for your hotel).
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Virtual Mentor
What you will be doing: A Salvadoran insect repellent manufacturer is expanding due to the increase in insect-borne diseases such as Zika. They have requested an environmental or pesticide regulatory consultant with experience with U.S. regulations.
Where you will be doing it: Virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
You are qualified if you: Have 8+ years of environmental consulting experience.
When: ASAP
Commitment: 4 hours of virtual mentoring per month for 3 months.
How much will it cost you?: • Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing: A Salvadoran baked goods and pastries manufacturer that has experienced rapid growth in their first three years needs to improve both organizational design and process improvement methods in their production.
Where you will be doing it: El Salvador
You are qualified if you: Have 10+ years of process improvement experience.
When: Between July and September 2017.
Commitment:
Discovery: 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work: 6 days in El Salvador.
How much will it cost you?: • Cost of airfare (Bpeace pays for your hotel).
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Virtual Mentor
What you will be doing: A small Guatemalan marketing agency operates from a 2,000 square foot facility where they produce marketing displays that rival works of art. They provide clients with trade marketing solutions, experiential marketing and BTL solutions. They have requested a U.S. branding expert to advise them virtually.
Where you will be doing it: Virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
You are qualified if you:
  • Have 8+ years of branding consulting experience.
Commitment: 4 hours of virtual mentoring per month for 3 months.
How much will it cost you?: • Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Virtual Mentor
What you will be doing: A rapidly growing Salvadoran digital marketing agency has requested a sales strategy expert to help them analyze their core service offerings, improve penetration in current markets, and recommend tools and procedures such as developing sales pipeline and consultative sales techniques, that will produce more efficient sales processes.
Where you will be doing it: Virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
You are qualified if you: Have 10+ years of sales strategy experience.
Commitment: 4 hours of virtual mentoring per month for 3 months.
How much will it cost you?: Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing: A Salvadoran manufacturer of stainless steel doors and custom glass and aluminum products, needs a process improvement expert to work with members of the leadership team to identify areas of the business that require modifications and improvements.
Where you will be doing it: El Salvador
You are qualified if you: • Have 10+ years of process improvement experience.
When: Between July and September 2017
Commitment:
Discovery: 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work: 6 days in El Salvador
How much will it cost you?: • Cost of airfare (Bpeace pays for your hotel).
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).
Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing: A Salvadoran digital marketing agency has requested a sales strategy expert to analyze their service offerings, improve market penetration, and recommend tools sales pipeline tools and consultative sales techniques.
Where you will be doing it: El Salvador
You are qualified if you: • Have 10+ years of change management experience.
When: Between July and September 2017
Commitment:
Discovery: 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work: 6 days in El Salvador
How much will it cost you?: • Cost of airfare (Bpeace pays for your hotel).
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

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