What is Social Sector Franchising and why does the International Franchise Association Social Sector Task Force have a Mentor Program?
Social sector franchising is the application of commercial franchising concepts to achieve socially beneficial ends rather than profit. Social sector franchising has been used in areas of health and other product and service distribution and has created opportunities for local entrepreneurs to deliver a variety of products and services in underserved communities worldwide.
The International Franchise Association Social Sector Task Force believes that IFA members can provide meaningful and needed advisory assistance to the devoted efforts of social sector franchisors and franchisees to expand their reach and enhance the quality of their services. Though these social franchise systems often operate in uniquely challenging circumstances, the goal of creating franchise organizations that can consistently provide consumers a sustainable level of quality products and services is a common goal every franchisor shares. It is the principles of franchising management and the support you can provide to social franchisors and franchisees where your talents can have life changing and often life‐saving impact.
What is a Social Sector Task Force Mentor? Social Sector Task Force Mentors share their knowledge of and experience in franchising with social sector franchisor management and franchisees. Areas of support social franchisors are seeking include:
Learn more below - download the application and read the entire document: How to Be a Social Sector Task Force Mentor
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