The passion and engagement of Gen Z and Millennials in social and civic causes are driving more young professionals towards careers in nonprofits and mission-driven organizations. Read more to hear about shared insights on pursuing careers in the nonprofit space, and common concern among students was how young professionals manage financial stability on nonprofit salaries.
Last month, we held the inaugural event of our Everything Speaker Series! We were joined by the President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance (NAFA), Lisa Rice, who shared her experience and advice on mentorship. Here are 6 gems Rice shared with us… Read More »Everything Speaker Series: Mentorship Tips for Nonprofit Success with Lisa Rice
Previous Next District of Columbia Public Schools is in need of mentors for its Competitive Employment Opportunities (CEO) Program! CEO is a mentoring program that matches high school-aged students with disabilities with a working professional/mentor in the student’s career field of interest. Students will collaborate with their mentors once, every two weeks… Read More »Mentors Needed for DC Public Schools CEO Program
Nicole Pettenati has been the Program Manager for YNPNdc’s Mentoring Program since 2019. The Mentoring Program matches early career professionals with more seasoned nonprofit professionals for one-on-one mentoring relationships and also provides professional development and networking opportunities. Sarah describes her role as “basically to make sure every step… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Nicole Pettenati
Sarah Miller joined YNPNdc in 2018 as the Volunteer Event Manager for the Mentorship Program. During the day, Sarah is a Development Coordinator for the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation. Sarah is passionate about trying to save the world: “My main motivator for everything I do… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Sarah Miller
This past year was a growth year for YNPNdc. We evaluated our work, looking at our successes and learning from one another about what we can do better. Most importantly, we established more meaningful connections with our members and the greater Washington, DC nonprofit community.… Read More »YNPNdc and You: Looking Ahead at 2019