Volunteer. Sponsor. Donate.

Whether it's a donation of time or money, every success IYEI has involves our volunteers. It takes everyday people to make it all work, and we're grateful for the role that the community has in helping us make a difference in the lives of Indy's underserved youth. Interested in being a part of that impact? We’d love to have your support! Take a look through this page to find the perfect impact opportunity for you.

Apply To Be A Volunteer

We are always in need of applicants for volunteers for future programming opportunities. For most programs, volunteers will assist with the day to day operations of the program or event.

To be eligible to be an IYEI volunteer, applicants must:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Have experience working with youth*
  • Be able to pass a background check
  • Have the availability to be present for their entire shift
  • Have reliable transportation

*Applicants who have experience working with underserved / at-risk youth, as well as, applicants who have an entrepreneurial background are a plus.

Apply To Be An Instructor

We are always in need of applicants for instructors for future programming opportunities. For most programs, instructors will be in charge of facilitating instruction during events and assisting students with completing event activities.

To be eligible to be an IYEI program instructor, applicants must:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Have experience as an instructor, lecturer, or educator
  • Have experience working / volunteering with youth*
  • Be able to pass a background check
  • Have the availability to be present every day of the event
  • Have reliable transportation

*Applicants who have experience working with underserved / at-risk youth, as well as, applicants who have an entrepreneurial background / passion for entrepreneurship are a plus.

Apply To Be An Entrepreneurial Mentor

We are always in need of applicants for local entrepreneurs to serve as entrepreneurial mentors for our programs. For most programs, entrepreneurial mentors will share their entrepreneurial experience with students during events and will assist students with completing event activities.

To be eligible to serve as an entrepreneurial mentor, applicants must:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Be the owner of a business that is registered with the Indiana Secretary of State and has been established for at least five years
  • Have a website for their business
  • Have at least one Indianapolis location for their business
  • Represent one of the four elements of purpose: passion, mission, vocation, and profession
  • Be available to present at the event during their designated time
  • Be able to pass a background check