EWI engages short-term and long-term volunteers willing to contribute their skills and knowledge to help us empower female entrepreneurs and create an impact. Every year over 200 volunteers support our mission to unlock the potential of women through the power of entrepreneurship.
Find out more about our positions, requirements and how to apply below.


Internships

See ewint.org/vacancies/internships



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Ongoing opportunities

  • Writers and bloggers to cover EWI events
  • Assistance during events ( e.g marketplace, networking)
  • Marketing, PR and Communication Assistant
  • Photographers and videographers to cover our events
  • Graphic design, social media and website setup assistants for alumni entrepreneurs
  • IT specialists
How to apply

In order to be considered for one or more of our positions please fill in the application form by clicking here

After we review your application form we will contact you to schedule a short in person/Skype interview.

We currently host interviews every second Wednesday of every month.


Program Support Opportunities

Check out our Trainer, Mentor, Guest Speaker, and Judge opportunities below and make a powerful impact in empowering women entrepreneurs!

Mentors

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Willing to make a difference empowering women through your leadership, business, and mentoring skills?

Mentors are vital to the success of our women entrepreneurs. They provide guidance, support, and encouragement to women students to help them develop and launch micro-businesses. We are looking for women mentors to serve in training programs in Alexandria, Arlington, and Herndon, VA, and Rockville, MD.

Time commitment: presence in  8 classes over the course of 3 months, held on the weekdays in the evening. Length of a class: 2.5 hours.

To learn more about the position and qualifications for becoming a Mentor please review full position description:

pdf EWI Mentor Position Description

To apply – please fill in our application form by clicking here

Guest Speakers

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Share practical experience, knowledge, and wisdom about business topics including marketing, communication, managing people, using social media, public speaking, leadership skills, and running a business. We’re looking for people willing to share their personal experience, talk about failure, learned lessons, and how to create success in their businesses and their lives.

Guest speakers are invited to present on the area of their expertise during one of our entrepreneurship program classes.

Must be able to travel to the location where EWI provides classes, either in Northern VA or Montgomery County, MD.

Time commitment: one time 2-3 hour commitment on the classes held weekdays in the evenings.

To apply – please fill in our application form by clicking here.

Judges

We are looking for experts in business and management to take up a role of the judges during our Business Pitch Celebration held at the end our entrepreneurial programs. At the end of the program, EWI students showcase what they have learned during the program and graduate by presenting their business plans and pitching their businesses. Judges play an essential role in the process, through evaluating the pitches, providing valuable feedback on the business plans and supporting young entrepreneurs on their journey of leading a successful business.

Time commitment: one-time 2.5-hour commitment during the Business Pitch celebration (held in Northern VA or Montgomery County, MD)

To apply – please fill in our application form by clicking here.

Trainers

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Are you an experienced instructor with a passion for entrepreneurship and an appreciation of multicultural learners? Become an EWI Certified Entrepreneurship Trainer!

Trainers are vital to the success of our women entrepreneurs. They provide critical instruction, keep the classroom engaged and motivated, and ensure the success of all students to help them develop and launch micro-businesses. We are looking for women to become Trainers-in-Training to serve in our entrepreneurship programs in Arlington, VA, Rockville, MD and Herndon, VA.

Time commitmentAttend all classes during the entrepreneurship program term (a total of 16 classes held twice a week over the course of 3 months). 

To learn more about the position and qualifications for the Trainers please review full position description:

pdfEWI Trainer Position Description

To apply – please fill in our application form by clicking here.

 

Other volunteer opportunities:

Financial and Legal Advisors

Provide financial advice and feedback to clients requesting support in business or personal finances, including pricing products/services, record-keeping, tax preparation, cash flow, budgets, break-even analysis, strategies to improve credit score and other financial matters.

Provide legal business advice including business registration and licensing, intellectual property, contracts, and other legal matters.

Coaches 

Want to share your business, financial, legal or life coaching expertise with women entrepreneurs? Have a few hours to give? We need your help!

Business coaches are part of EWI’s Business Corps Volunteer Program and provide invaluable services to women entrepreneurs in all stages of their business. They are key to helping them address their specific business and industry needs and helping them understand all aspects of entrepreneurship. 

To learn more about the position and qualifications for Coaches please review full position description: pdf EWI Coach Position Description

How to apply

In order to be considered for one or more of our positions please fill in the application form by clicking here

After we review your application form we will contact you to schedule a short in person/Skype interview.

We currently host volunteer interviews every second Wednesday of every month.

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