YNPN Blog: Resources, People, Ideas

A Board Member’s Perspective on Going Virtual

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series. In January of 2016 YNPN began employing full-time staff remotely and in 2017 our operations will officially go virtual with the sole Executive Director Jamie Smith relocating to Portland, OR from New York, NY where we formerly maintained an office. The following blog captures the perspective and decision-making process the National Board of Directors made when making our operations and staffing model virtual.

 

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Tips & Tricks for #GivingTuesday

Last year, over 700,000 people in over 70 countries raised over $117 million for good causes--in just one day! It’s become a global phenomenon, and you don’t want to miss out.

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We are the helpers.

To our friends, colleagues, and members of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network:

For many of us working in social justice and social change, the outcome of this election was not just a surprise but a tremendous disappointment. My social media feeds and my conversations IRL all seem to revolve around one question: Where do we go from here?

I think the answer is that we go where we have always gone: toward a more just and equitable world. 

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A Board Member’s Perspective on our Executive Leadership Transition

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series.

YNPN National was excited to share last month the great news that our Interim Co-Executive Director, Jamie Smith, will take the reins in January 2017 as the next Executive Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network.

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YNPN Exclusive: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Webinar

The Certified Nonprofit Professional (or CNP) credential is an extremely hands-on leadership development program that places you on a path to nonprofit career success. In fact, independent research shows that CNPs are seven times more likely to rise to director or higher level. Learn more.

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#askynpnboard Twitter Chat: Joining the YNPN Board

YNPN is now accepting applications for new board members!

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Introducing our new Executive Director!

Dear friends and supporters,

Happy September! YNPN National is kicking off this fall with some exciting news. We are pleased to announce that we have hired our new Executive Director 

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You're Invited to a Twitter Chat: Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit is a manifesto for mindset change in our sector, raising the conversations about the importance of self-care.

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A Board Member’s Perspective on the Conference and Leaders Institute

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series.

With YNPN’s National Conference and Leaders Institute now a few weeks behind us (thank you, Portland!), chapter leaders are back to the important work of supporting the emerging nonprofit talent in their communities -- planning events, securing sponsorships, and recruiting new members to the YNPN family.

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A Board Member’s Perspective: YNPN Chapter Network Engagement – Better Together

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series.

It is the distributed, grassroots nature of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network that got me interested in the first place. Living in Durham, North Carolina, I really loved that the YNPN Triangle chapter was a natural and easy home for the many young professionals who understood themselves as “transplants” to the region, as well as long-time native Tar Heels.  

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