Using a structured group mentoring model, BUILD matches two mentors with a business team of 4-8 youth entrepreneurs for one academic year. Work together to create strong relationships and help students develop critical 21st century skills. Read through our mentor one-pager and FAQ to learn more.
Ready to mentor? Click the button below to apply now!
|1-2 hours / week
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|Venture Capital Advisor||Partner with a student business team and provide them guidance. VC Advisors offer feedback around pitch, product, and plan, as well as recommend and release start-up capital based on feasibility of business. Read through our VC Advisor one-pager to learn more.||2 – 3 hours / quarter|
|Judge||Volunteer as a judge panelist at one of our Student Business Plan Showcases and provide constructive yet caring feedback to our rising entrepreneurs and their developing businesses. Read through our Judge one-pager to learn more.||2 – 3 hours / year|
|Designer||Meet with student business teams, in person or virtually, to discuss the team’s brand identity and marketing plan. Graphic Designers then create a logo for teams to use on business collateral. Read through our Graphic Designer one-pager to learn more.||5 – 20 hours / year|
|Events||Provide support at our Special Events.||Varies|
Double Your Impact with a Volunteer Grant
Does your employer have a volunteer grant program? Hundreds of companies offer grants to nonprofits based on the number of hours their employees volunteer. This money adds up fast and it’s an easy way for you to provide even more support to BUILD students. Use the search box below to see if your employer will match your hours and instantly access instructions and any forms you will need to get started.