Looking for Business Owners to Inspire a Child Today!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5601 east Capitol stWashington, DC 20001


Youth Entrepreneur Institute (YEI) is a groundbreaking and exciting year round enrichment program that transforms elementary, middle and high school students into real, confident ent repreneurs. Throughout the program , students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of mock investors (community members, and mentors) and actually launch and run their own companies.

This volunteer opportunity is extremely flexible.

We are looking for volunteers to act as MENTORS or GUESTSPEAKERS.


Your professional skills can help guide youth starting small businesses. Volunteer as a mentor and make a meaningful connection with a youth entrepreneur. Mentors serve as a coach and trusted guide on youth student business projects. We need business owners from all fields and backgrounds to help mold the leaders of tomorrow.

The only thing that is required of you is a 3 hr per month commitment to helping students with business planning, marketing or other area of expertise.

Guest Speaker:

We are looking for Business owners to speak to kids about what you do for a living! Our team will work with you to craft your talking points for your 15-25 speech in front of very smart elementary and middle schoolers. Afterwhich, the students will have game style mock interview that our creative team will put together!

Honestly, the game sounds like the best part right? Truely, the entire experience is rewarding!

The only thing that is required of you is time for a call with our Program Coordinator to talk about what you do, a couple of emails and your event of about 1hr - 1.15min.

If you are ready to speak to kids about journey as an entrepreneur - we would love to have you!

Put your business skills to good use and help a student on their business project today!


  • Project Management
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours a month for 3 months

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