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Organization: The Learning Partnership's Entrepreneurial Adventure

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 12

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Dec 27, 2019

Description

The Entrepreneurial Adventure empowers students from Kindergarten to grade twelve to create a business venture right in their classrooms.
Mentors are paired with a class to guide students along their entrepreneurial journey. Students develop products to sell and donate the profits to charity.
Mentors visit the classroom one hour per week from January to April. This is during the school day at a mutually convenient time between 9AM-3PM.They provide guidance and encouragement. Mentors may be in the workforce or retired.
The program culminates in a Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase where students share their creations. To date, over $3 million has been raised and contributed to local, national and international charities.

Contact

Betty Weil

613-513-8394

bweil@thelearningpartnership.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Local schools during the school day

Details

Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Communications and Marketing; Accounting and finance; Mentoring

You will be working with: Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Mentors always say they get more out of the experience than they give. The mentor becomes the role model for the students. They look forward to the mentor's visits and the bond between mentor, teacher, and students is as meaningful as it is impactful. To witness the passion and learning that happens is uniquely rewarding. If you have any kind of business experience, this program will enable you to share it.

How will the organization benefit?
Students and teachers can not participate in The Entrepreneurial Adventure without a business mentor. We need volunteer business mentors to continue to provide this experience.

Organization category: Education and research

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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