Entrepreneurship is the hook. College is the goal.
Looking for amazing Bay Area volunteer opportunities? BUILD is an innovative, college preparatory program. Through entrepreneurship-based, experiential learning, BUILD ignites the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and equips them for high school, college and career success.
Volunteer as a BUILD mentor. Support high school students in under-resourced communities as they launch their very own businesses. You will work alongside a co-mentor to coach your student team through design ideation, prototyping, pitching to funders, marketing and selling their final product. Help BUILD students learn the fundamentals of business and critical 21st century skills while connecting with like-minded, passionate Bay Area professionals.
BUILD provides the training and curriculum. You bring the spark that will help ignite the potential of our youth.
Here are some details on what a mentoring commitment looks like:
Where? Schools & sites in Redwood City & Oakland
When? 2 hours, one evening a week (5:30-7:30pm, M-Th)
How? Apply now to be a mentor this 2016-17 school year! Orientation sessions start mid-August.