Join the BUILD family
We are gathering a select group of entrepreneurs and professionals to support high school student business teams from some of the most underserved communities in the city.
- support the creation, development, and launch of REAL student start-ups
- inspire BUILD students to get on the path to college
- be a part of an elite network comprised of innovative Boston entrepreneurs & professionals
- receive on-going training and support from BUILD staff
- make a difference in the lives of students from under-served communities
BUILD Volunteer Inquiry Form
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 under-resourced communities launch real businesses and excel in high school, college, and beyond.
Time Commitment: 2 hours a week; October-June
As a BUILD Mentor, you will meet one afternoon or evening a week for 2 hours to help students develop their own business ideas, write business plans, pitch to funders, and launch real businesses. This real-world business experience makes school relevant and motivates them to succeed. To help them become college-eligible, BUILD students also receive tutoring, test prep, and advising for their school-work and college application process. If you are interested in mentoring, you can fill out an application here:
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.