Mentoring and Volunteering for BUILD Boston

BUILD student with mentor

Join the BUILD Family

We are gathering a select group of entrepreneurs and professionals to support high school students in Boston.

  • Share your existing business skills in an innovative way
  • Connect with like-minded area professionals
  • Develop your business leadership and pay it forward in a way that will positively change a life
  • Receive on-going training and support from BUILD staff

Please fill out this form for more information about volunteering with BUILD.


How You Can Get Involved

BUILD offers the best volunteer opportunities in Boston for business professionals looking to work with young people and perform meaningful community service. Our mentors and volunteers help high school students in Boston launch real businesses and excel in high school, college, and beyond.

Virtual mentoring

Time Commitment: 90 minutes once a week; October-June

As a BUILD Mentor, you will meet weekly for 90 minutes with a team of students at their school to help them navigate launching real businesses, from ideation, prototyping, pitching to investors, and marketing to finally selling their products. Through the entrepreneurship journey, mentors provide the support of a positive adult role model and help our students develop skills they need to be successful professionals. If you are interested in mentoring, you can fill out an application here:

Mentor Application


Skills-based Volunteering

Time Commitment: Flexible

Discover how you can use your professional experience to help our students launch real businesses. Students need your help with graphic design, product development, marketing, pitch practice, finance, and more.


Volunteer at our Events

Time Commitment: One Day

Be a part of the energy, excitement, and innovation of BUILD Boston’s events. We’re always looking for volunteers to help make our events amazing by helping us behind the scenes with decorations, registration, etc. If you only have one day to spare, this is the perfect opportunity for you.