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We partner with professionals and entrepreneurs who want to give back to their community.

Volunteers at The Possible Project help students graduate from high school, complete a post-secondary education or training program, and enter a career that will pay a living wage. With an entrepreneurial mindset and the skills learned at TPP, a student can do anything.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Idea Pitch Roundtable - FULL

April 6, 2017

Meet the newest cohort of students who are six weeks into the program. This event is the first opportunity where our students get to pitch their idea. Panelists will listen to 4-5 student businesses pitch their idea, ask Qs, provide feedback, and suggest concrete next steps for their proposed ideas. Each business can earn TPP bucks, which they can use to develop their prototype or launch their business.

*New volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Interest Form before signing up.

~2 hours, 5:00 PM – 7 PM

FULL
Pitch Mentoring - FULL

May 16, 2017

Several big pitch events are coming up, where are students present in front of business professionals and local executives. The stakes are high and our students are nervous! We think it would be incredibly beneficial for students to practice their pitches in front of individuals, who can help prepare them for their big day.

*New volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Interest Form before signing up.

~2 hours, 5:00 PM – 7 PM

FULL
Upper Level Pitch Panel

May 23, 2017

The stakes have been raised for Level 2. Students have been in the program now for 24 weeks, have started their business, and will be pitching their business in front of an audience. Panelists will listen to 4-5 venture teams present on a variety of business topics, ask Qs and provide feedback. Topics range from: business concept, marketing strategy, costs, profit margin, customer service, quality control, and investment budget. Each business can earn up to $200 in TPP bucks.

*New volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Interest Form before signing up.

~2 hours, 5:00 PM – 7 PM

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Design & Maker Guru

Ongoing starting February 20, 2017

Guide students as they learn new technologies and software, e.g. Adobe, Solidworks, 3D Printing. This volunteer opportunity is ongoing. A weekly or biweekly commitment is preferred.

*New volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Interest Form before signing up.

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Career Guest Conference - FULL

May 11, 2017

The purpose of the Career Guest Conference is to give students an opportunity to meet professionals and to learn about their respective occupations and career paths. The focus of this event is around career awareness, exploration, & advice, and education and how It relates to a profession/career.

*New volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Interest Form before signing up.

~1.5 hours, 5:30 PM – 7 PM

FULL
Business Expo

May 25, 2017

Our newly formed student venture teams will be displaying their prototypes for the very first time, and looking for investment (at no cost to you!). From brainstorming a business idea to creating a lean business model and prototype, our youngest entrepreneurs are ready to show off what they have created. Engage with these wonderful students at the event and become an early adopter or investor in their business (again, free of charge!).
*New volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Interest Form before signing up.

~1.5 hours, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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