1133 Westchester Avenue Suite N-220

White Plains, NY 10604



Entrepreneurial Training Programs in Spanish



Purpose of Position:  Ensure the continued success and operation the Women's Enterprise Development Center’s Entrepreneurial Training Programs and Services in Spanish


Agency Overview:  The Women's Enterprise Development Center Inc. (WEDC) is a non-profit microenterprise development program, a Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Women’s Business Center, and an Empire State Development Corporation Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) Center, designed to help women achieve economic self-sufficiency through small business development. Our mission is to build a vibrant community of women entrepreneurs by providing high-quality programs and services to both start up and established women business owners in Westchester County and the Lower Hudson Valley, New York, including training and microenterprise funding opportunities for minority and economically disadvantaged women.  Since 2001 WEDC has been offering training programs in Spanish.


Responsibilities:  Overall management of WEDC’s programs in Spanish including:

  • Coordinate six business workshops annually, approximately three hours each    
  • Coordinate all aspects of WEDC’s 15 week entrepreneurial training program in Spanish including recruitment, assessment, orientation, scheduling of classes, graduation
  • Be a liaison between trainers and participants; workshop presenters and attendees
  • Conduct 5-10 hour-long counseling sessions monthly
  • Work with WEDC volunteers to increase the number of clients who receive business counseling
  • Conduct outreach in the community – represent and promote WEDC’s  programming at local events
  • Prepare flyers and materials in Spanish


Skills:  The appropriate candidate should possess the following skills:

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        Experience with business training programs, business ownership and/or non-profit management

·        Fluent in Spanish

·        Ability to work with diverse populations

·        Proficiency in MS Office Suite; ability to learn database program  


Timeframe:    Position available immediately


Contact:          Anne  Janiak,  Executive Director

                        (914) 948-6098 x 12