Seeking Business Consultants

The North Coast Small Business Development Center is calling for seasoned experts to become business consultants in Humboldt, Del Norte & Adjacent Tribal Lands.

Would you like to be of service to future entrepreneurs and hard-working small business owners in our community? Work as many or few hours as you choose, in your area of expertise and preferred industries.

If you fit some or all of the criteria below, we are eager to see your application:

  • Experience with loan underwriting and/or business financing
  • Experience with business investing and/or crowdfunding
  • Experience with business accounting and financial management
  • Experience with business purchases and sales / exit planning
  • Personal, direct experience with business ownership
  • Deep understanding of the particular experiences of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person-of-Color) entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Bilingual proficiency: Spanish-English or Hmong-English
  • Live and/or work in Del Norte County

To Apply

Complete this online Independent Contractor Application form managed by our fiscal agent, Humboldt State University’s Sponsored Programs Foundation. Send your resume and business license to admin@northcoastsbdc.org


  • If you have never been a North Coast SBDC business advisor before, we will contact you to schedule a conversation with our Center Director and/or Lead Business Advisor first to determine if we can invite you to contract with us for 2022-23.
  • The online application form above requests a “204-Payee Data Form” at the end. Please do NOT submit one unless you have been invited to become a business advisor, so that the Accounting team are not collecting personal information from you unnecessarily