VolunteerNow Young Leaders Council
Training the next generation of philanthropic and community leaders through innovative programming
The YLC provides young professionals access to North Texas’ top philanthropic leaders, board service workshops, and exclusive educational partnerships. From social events to service projects in addition to leadership programming, the VolunteerNow Young Leaders Council offers opportunities for career-oriented service. This group serves as a pipeline of engaged emerging leaders, philanthropists, civic volunteers, nonprofit board members and change-makers in North Texas.
Emphasizing innovative thinking, collaboration and leadership, the Young Leaders Council Nonprofit Leadership Curriculum provides invaluable personal and professional development. Young professionals, in their 20s and 30s, may be nominated by their organizations to participate in this year-long program. After an application process, a limited number of candidates will be selected.
Applications are open NOW until March 15. Click here to apply!
A Google account (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, etc.) is required. You will be prompted to sign-in/create an account.
The curriculum will be delivered through four 3-hour Saturday morning sessions. Faculty will include experienced business and nonprofit leaders. The curriculum will be supplemented by social events and hands-on volunteer projects. The Saturday morning sessions will combine interactive, engaging lectures with presentations from two to three local nonprofits.
After the four sessions, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion and will be introduced to nonprofits seeking board members. Tuition for the program is $150 per participant.
Program Overview (PDF)
- Applications open | NOW!
- Applications due | March 15
- Applications selected | April 1
- First class session | May 4
- Voly in the Park | June 1
- Volunteer project | July
- Second class session | August 10
- Third class session | September 14
- Fourth and final class session | October 5
- Graduation celebration | November