YNPN Pgh is an all volunteer organization, meaning we employ no staff and all of our programming, administration, and oversight is led by volunteers. We are always seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join us as volunteer board and committee members.
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YNPN Pgh is committed to building diversity in our organization and the nonprofit sector. Individuals are encouraged to volunteer and apply regardless of race, gender, ethnic background, sexual orientation, religion, disability, etc. We believe a diverse leadership team helps us serve our diverse membership more effectively.
Read more about our volunteer roles below and apply online. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The YNPN Pgh board of directors provides active governance, oversight, leadership and strategy for the organization. Board members serve 2-year terms, must be YNPN Pgh Members, and must complete an application and interview process prior to nomination to the board.
The board of directors meets the first Thursday of every month from 6-8 pm in the east end of Pittsburgh. Board members are expected to attend at least 75% of board meetings, actively serve on at least one YNPN Pgh committee, and engage in fundraising and program activities. This is an uncompensated, volunteer position.
While all members are encouraged to apply, we are currently looking to add board members with knowledge or experience with technology, marketing, fundraising, and accounting and financial management. (This role averages between 10-20 hours per month)
YNPN Pgh committees deliver member-focused programs and manage many day-to-day operations. Committees are chaired by and include board members, but committees are open to all YNPN Pgh Members. Meetings are held monthly, either in person or via Skype. Committee members are expected to make a minimum of a 1-year commitment. (This role averages between 4-10 hours per month)
- Governance Committee
As a member of the Governance Committee, you will work with other committee members to develop and implement a recruiting strategy for new board and committee members, manage the nomination and on-boarding process for these members, spearhead board member training and engagement including performance evaluation, and lead the annual policy and bylaws review process.
- Member Relations/Fundraising Committee
As a member of the Member Relations and Fundraising Committee, you will work with other committee members to create and implement the annual fundraising plan, cultivate corporate sponsors for events, steward individual and philanthropic relationships, and work hand-in-hand with the Treasurer to keep up-to-date and accurate financial records. You will also welcome new members as they join, create and implement a member recruitment strategy and conduct polls and surveys to enhance membership experience.
- Programs/Marketing Committee
As a member of the Programs and Marketing Committee, you will work with other committee members to plan the coordination of networking and professional development events, work with the Fundraising Committee to finance the organization's events, manage the Mentoring program, maintain YNPN Pgh’s chapter website and social media platforms, and develop partnerships with external organizations to increase YNPN Pgh visibility within the community.
Board members at a very important meeting recent board social at The Children's Museum....