Create your own side hustle with $20 Boss - a FREE 9-week Young Change Agents Program for 12-17 year olds.

What is $20 Boss?

$20 BOSS is a free, 9 week program delivered by HBNC in partnership with Young Change Agents. Participants are given $20 of funding to create, launch and operate their own venture over the course of the program. $20 Boss is the largest entrepreneurship program in Australia and is aligned to the National Curriculum across English, Mathematics, Economics and Business.

The program runs weekly each Thursday, from 3.30pm- 4.45pm at The Neighbourhood Hive, HBNC's Learning and Innovation Hub.

The next $20 Boss program begins on 11 July 2024. Please submit an application by 1 July 2024 for consideration.

$20 Boss Program Flyer

$20 Boss will teach you:

  • To develop a side hustle business from concept to product launch
  • Enterprise skills & design-thinking
  • Social Entrepreneurship (doing good)
  • Budgeting and finance skills
  • Product design
  • Marketing skills
  • Pitching a business proposition
  • Opportunity to launch your business at the Youth Markets (At Food n Groove, end of 2024)
  • Participants eligible to apply for the $20 Boss National Awards, and be considered for the Teens in Business Awards that celebrate youth-led innovation and social entrepreneurship

PLUS, participants will get exclusive access to the HBNC Hustle Hub - an exciting new space where you can design and make your business products.

Download the registration form