Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Last day to apply for the YNPN Advisory Board!

Today is the last day to apply for the YNPN San Diego Advisory Board. If you are looking for an amazing opportunity to build and maximize your skills within the San Diego nonprofit community, consider joinint the YNPN San Diego Advisory Board! With more than 450 members, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of San Diego is growing quickly. We continue to seek the expertise and commitment of our members to guide our organization through its next phase of development.

Board membership is an unparalleled opportunity to be part of a welcoming and interesting group of colleagues at the regional and national level, and develop one's own leadership in and knowledge of the nonprofit sector.

Applicants should be currently engaged as a professional or volunteer in the nonproft sector and should display:
  • Commitment to YNPN San Diego's mission of strengthening the next generation of nonprofit leaders by making nonprofit careers more viable for young people.
  • Leadership skills - particularly in nonprofit management and governance, communications development, membership services and organizational growth.
  • Willingness to act as an ambassador for YNPN San Diego in the nonprofit community and the ability to meet the responsibilities outlined below.
  • YNPN San Diego is committed to engaging diverse people and perspectives in leadership positions at every level. To apply for one of the open Board positions, please review application process outlined below.
Our board commitment is for a minimum of one year, and we hope you will consider joining our team! Please complete the board member application and email your resume to sandiego@ynpn.org to apply for a board position.

For more information about YNPN San Diego, read below and please visit our website at http://ynpnsandiego.org/jointheboard.html. If you have questions about YNPN San Diego or the application process, please email sandiego@ynpn.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Open Board Positions

There are currently three open board positions on the YNPN San Diego Advisory Board.

Application Process

  1. Complete the online application at http://ynpnsandiego.org/jointheboard.html.
  2. Submit your resume to sandiego@ynpn.org.
  3. Attend our September 15th board meeting. Here you will have an opportunity to see how our board operates, ask questions of the board and allow the board to ask questions about you.
  4. Applicants will receive notification within two weeks after the September 15th board meeting about their application.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

August 20th Meet and Greet!

Come join other nonprofit professionals at the August 20th Meet and Greet!

Register at: http://meetandgreetaugust09.eventbrite.com/

Join YNPN San Diego for our next fantastic networking event where you will have the opportunity to connect with professionals in the San Diego nonprofit community and learn more about what we have been up to at YNPN San Diego.

Who: Anyone and everyone involved in the nonprofit community, from volunteers to staff to staff to board members- all ages are welcome!

When: Thursday, August 20 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Universal Hillcrest, 1202 University Ave., San Diego 92103

Why: To connect with nonprofit professionals and volunteers in the San Diego community. This is a great way to meet new friends, learn about other organizations, build alliances, and learn about YNPN SAN DIEGO!

Cost: FREE at the door! Featuring Happy Hour prices, including $5 specialty drinks, $4 draft beer and ½ off the lounge menu! Donations to YNPN San Diego are welcome.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Join the Professional Development Committee

Announcement: Join the YNPN SD Professional Development Committee

Take charge of your own personal development and join the YNPN Professional Development Committee (PDC) . Not only will you oversee the implementation of YNPN's six annual workshops, you stay up-to-date on the most popular issues and developments in the nonprofit sector and get to know key leaders in San Diego. Join our monthly meetings, meet new friends, work in conjunction with other YNPN Committees and design your own development path.

For more information visit the Professional Development Committee page on our website. Please complete an application and send your resume to sandiego@ynpn.org to join any of the YNPN San Diego committees.