Classroom Plus Volunteers

BestPrep’s Classroom Plus is a program where business professionals and educators collaborate to bring business and career skills to students.

Classroom Plus focuses on ensuring students understand the essential business and career skills needed for success. The program is always seeking enthusiastic volunteers. You decide the level of commitment and geographic areas in which you’d like to focus your volunteer efforts; a Classroom Plus staff member will contact you when we receive requests from educators that fit your criteria. There are three ways to get involved:

Guest Speaker: Provide lessons in business and career skills through classroom presentations. A wide range of topics are requested by educators. Here are just a few of topics that get requested.

Advertising
Accounting
Business
Carpentry
Communications
Engineering
Finance
Graphic Design
Human Resources
Information Technology
International Business
Law
Marketing
Project Management
Realty
Sales
Sciences
Sports Marketing

Additional topics relate to preparation in careers and business:

Leadership
-Leadership Traits
-Challenges

Teamwork
-Interpersonal communication
-Conflict resolution
-Time management

Resumes*
-Format & Creation
-Resume Builders
-What Employers Look For

Entrepreneurship
-Innovation
-Risk & Reward

Personal Branding
-Presenting Yourself
-What affects your personal brand?
-What do you want to be known for?

Interviewing*
-Etiquette & Attire
-Forming good questions & responses
-Interviewing Soft Skills
-Public Speaking
-Presentation Skills
-Verbal Communication
-Nonverbal Communication

Business Etiquette
-Professionalism
-Workplace Communication

Philanthropy
-What is philanthropy?
-How does philanthropy affect business?

 

 

 

 

*these topics include a PowerPoint presentation

Mock Interviewer: Conduct mock interviews in high school classrooms to enhance students’ interviewing skills. Recruit friends to sign-up. 5-10 volunteers are usually needed for a classroom.

Tour Guide: Guide classes through interactive tours of your company or place of work.