BEST (Business Employability Skills Training) a new career readiness and entrepreneurship project part of Futuremakers by Standard Chartered, the Bank’s global initiative to tackle inequality by promoting economic inclusion for disadvantaged people across our markets.  The project will be delivered by Youth Business Poland (YBP) and Youth Business International (YBI) in cooperation with Ukrainian House funded by Standard Chartered Bank. 

Youth Business Poland mission is to develop entrepreneurship in Poland and provide comprehensive training and mentoring to novice entrepreneurs so that they can fully develop their potential, build stable companies and create new jobs. 

Our partner Ukrainian House's main goal is to facilitate integration and support for the Ukrainian community in Warsaw and beyond. Currently, as a crisis point, it effectively supports, coordinates and directly helps refugees from Ukraine .

Thanks to the involvement and support of business partners, the program will help Ukrainian business in the development and in establishing cooperation with partners, obtaining capital and investment support for development. Moreover to facilitate the integration of Ukrainians into the labour market of Poland.

For whom BEST project BEST aims to initially support Ukrainians 

  • looking for work
  • those who want to re-start their business or open a new one in Poland

How do we help?

In our foundation we have access to mentors and experts, career and business advisers, recruiters, psychologists but also people who simply want to support others, offer their time, knowledge and contacts for project participants. All our experts, as part of unpaid volunteering, provide professional consultations and advice to refugees. Our help is completely free of charge. 

As part of BEST project we created and offer also:

  • SOS Mentoring who those who need and want to receive comprehensive support, mental support, motivation and tools for action (finding a job or run a business)
  • Advisory at stationary consultation points of the Ukrainian House in Warsaw and on-line /telephone
  • A series of Networking meetings for people interested to open and run a business. The purpose of the meetings is to integrate the Polish and Ukrainian business community and enable establishing business cooperation 
  • A series of webinars on looking for a job in various industries and a cycle on running a company in Poland
  • Database of knowledge and job offers

 Are you looking for help?

Check how to apply for the program!

To participate in the program, please send us your application.

Write to us about yourself, about your experience so far and your needs. Provide details, how we can contact you and which languages we can talk to you.


If you are looking for a job Our experts will help you understand :

  • where and how to start looking for a job in Poland;
  • how to improve your CV and Linkedin profile;
  • how to prepare for job interview;
  • legal knowledge and rights related to working in Poland;
  • consultation with a recruitment experts ;
  • understand your skills and strength to get and keep the job you want
  • get access to vacancies and potential employers

If you want to start/move business to Poland Our experts will help you understand:

  • the rules of running the business in Poland
  • how to open the business, taxes and law issues
  • consultation with an expert on your business idea 
  • how to create a vision of yourself, your company and the goals you want to achieve
  • how to build a stable and scalable business
  • networking and exchange knowledge with polish entrepreneurs
  • networking and building relationships with potential business partners and investors
  • support to understand and integrate into Polish market


Would you like to help?

Join us!

The project would not exist without the voluntary help of over a hundred mentors and experts. We are constantly looking for new people to cooperate with.


Fill out the form if:

  • you are professional or an expert in any field
  • you have business in Poland and want to share your knowledge and experience
  • you have experience in recruitment and HR processes
  • you have legal knowledge related to working or running business in Poland

We are also very open to initiatives and collaboration, so if you have any ideas - be sure to contact us!