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YNPNdc is hosting its fifth Mentorship Program from October 2021 to April 2022. Through the Mentorship Program, YNPNdc matches young professionals with seasoned professionals for one-to-one mentorship based on professional interest and goals.

In the Mentorship program, both mentees and mentors will have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with leaders across D.C.’s social sector through networking events
  • Attend professional development workshops facilitated by YNPNdc
  • Join YNPN’s nationwide network of leaders across 42 cities

Applications for the 2021-2022 Mentorship Program are now closed. Please sign up for our email list to be notified of future opportunities.

Program Eligibility

Mentees

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Work in the Washington, D.C. metro area. 
  • Have 1-5 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • Identify at least three short and/or long-term SMART goals.
  • Take initiative to drive the relationship and be responsible for goal-setting and planning.
  • Be open to feedback and new perspectives and ideas.
  • Spend at least one hour each month engaging with mentor through in-person (or virtual) meetings, email, phone, and other methods as needed.
  • Attend YNPNdc Mentoring Program events (YNPNdc will host monthly virtual events for professional development and networking, approximately two hours per month).

The program fee for mentees is $30. Payment will be collected once accepted into the program.

Mentors

  • Be community leaders with at least three years of professional experience in the social sector and at least seven years of professional experience.
  • Work in the metro Washington, D.C. area.
  • Provide ongoing support, feedback, and advice to promote mentee’s professional growth and achievement.  
  • Be an active listener and enthusiastic about sharing your expertise and experience with mentee.
  • Spend at least one hour each month engaging with mentee through in person (or virtual) meetings, email, phone, and other methods as needed.
  • Attend YNPNdc Mentoring Program events (YNPNdc will host monthly virtual events for professional development and networking, approximately two hours per month).

For additional information about the program, please contact us at info@ynpndc.org.