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Volunteer Opportunities

Lend Your Expertise to Help Small Business Recover


Whether you have two hours of time or want to present to a group of twenty business owners, we have convenient volunteer opportunities available. We're committed to creating meaningful volunteer for experiences for professionals and the small businesses that we serve.

Available Volunteer Experiences

Online Course

Small Business Hackathon Series

Time Commitment:  Each session is 2 hours

Method: One-on-one 

Where: Online via Zoom

Held online, these sessions offer volunteers the opportunity to lend their expertise to a specific issue facing a small business owner. We provide all necessary templates to make facilitating sessions effortless. During the session, you'll create a specified deliverable in one of the following areas:

  • Financial Projections

  • Social Media Marketing

  • Website Review/User Experience

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Human Resources

  • Other professional areas

Ask The Experts

Time Commitment:  At least 1 hour

Method: Group presentation followed by Q&A

Where: Online via Zoom

Here is your opportunity to shine. These interactive sessions connect small business owners with industry leaders on a range of topics. Designed to provide a deep dive into a specific business topics, these sessions help owners get answers to their specific questions and best practices to thrive. You bring your expertise and we'll do the rest. 

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Success Circles

Share your professional skills to help a Woman of Color entrepreneur grow, scale, and get to the next level.

Through the program, we match a team of experts with an entrepreneur to assist her with everything ranging from marketing to financials, human resources, to operations. There is an opportunity for everyone.


All work is done remotely by phone and video conferencing. Your expertise will make an impact.

Corporate Volunteer Program

Companies have a unique opportunity to help small businesses thrive while also cultivating a sense of purpose for yourself and your company. Will you join us?


Our corporate partner program enables your team to help small business owners thrive and pave the way for economic recovery. 


The good news is when you partner with us, your company wins too. 

Our corporate volunteers report that the employees who participate come back recharged with a sense of purpose and increased creativity in their own roles. 


It's easy to get involved. Our turnkey program includes everything you need so there is minimal preparation needed.

Ready to make a difference while cultivating purpose, engagement and happiness? 


Volunteer at the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

An independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2002, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL), supports wealth building and economic development through entrepreneurship. Consider volunteering with us. From board leadership to capacity- and relationship- building, you can make a different to small businesses by lending a hand. Contact us to learn about our range of institution volunteer opportunities.

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