Actress Bonnie Somerville discusses the satisfaction she experiences as part of a community of Women’s Venture Fund volunteers, helping women entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams.

Are you interested in volunteering with the Women’s Venture Fund? Sign up for one of the many available opportunities, including project advisor or event planner. Our volunteers have a passion for entrepreneurism and supporting small businesses.

Lend your expertise to help us reach more women.

Fill Out Our Volunteer Application

Here are examples of some ways you can help:

Project Advisor:
Working one-on-one with a WVF client you will help her better navigate the world of small business ownership—from understanding and utilizing financial tools, resolving operational issues to developing and implementing strategic marketing initiatives.

Qualifications: At least 5 years of work experience in a managerial position or entrepreneurial role. Good communication skills. Minimum time commitment: At least three (3) hours per month for six months.

Industry & Trend Analyst:
By conducting industry sector analysis, writing white papers, articles and other content on women entrepreneurship, you’ll help WVF bring cutting-edge research to our clients and program. The data and insights that you provide will help shape training sessions as well as client advisory services.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Minimum time commitment: At least three (3) hours per month for three months.

Event Planners:​
Assist us in planning WVF events by sourcing venues; finding sponsors and speakers; and, in general, managing event logistics including catering, videography and event collateral. If you enjoy leading volunteer teams and building relationships with program supporters and suppliers, this is the ideal role for you.

Qualifications: Experience in event planning; or tradeshow/exhibitions. Detail-oriented, good communication skills. The Minimum time commitment: At least four (4) hours per month for five months.

If you are interested in helping women succeed, please fill out our online application for or send your résumé along with a cover letter stating your area of interest and availability to info@wvf-ny.org.