Volunteer With Us

YNPNdc is looking for creative, energetic, and enthusiastic volunteers to join our team.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview within 7-10 days of their submitted application.

Volunteer Roles

Website Manager

Position Overview

The Website Manager is responsible for overseeing YNPNdc’s website strategy, and the creation and maintenance of web pages and other web content. This position will collaborate closely with the Content Manager to help tell the story of YNPN online, especially through the blog.

Deadline to apply is rolling.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage and develop all website content for YNPNdc.org.
  • Create and curate shareable content for YNPNdc.org (including the blog).
  • Work closely with Communications Director to develop and manage editorial calendar for all web content (including editorial and production workflow for the blog).
  • Monitor web analytics and make recommendations based on SEO best practice.
  • Coordinate with communications team for blog promotion on social media and in email blasts.
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Provide guidance on marketing content for the web, such as event pages, calls for applications, promotions, surveys, etc.
  • Generate monthly reports on web analytics for Communications Committee.
  • Design graphics to accompany web content as needed.
  • Ensure all content follows best practice.
  • Maintain brand consistency.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (WordPress preferred).
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Strong ability to focus, listen deeply, and create space for open conversation and learning.
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth.
  • Interested in the nonprofit field and YNPNdc’s mission and vision.
  • Ability to dedicate time to the position and organization (5-10 hours per month).

Multimedia Manager

Position Overview

The Multimedia Manager is responsible for overseeing all creative asset creation, management, and distribution for maximum impact and reach of YNPNdc communications. They develop the overall design concept and production for all communications and marketing materials, including one-pagers, email/social/web graphics, video, and other advertisements.

Deadline to apply is rolling.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Create photo and video content for all communications channels.
  • Serve as lead designer for the organization.
  • Manage the organization brand standards.
  • Take photo and video at YNPNdc events
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Create a media management system.
  • Collaborate with the Communications team to meet communications media needs.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of photo and video design software.
  • Experience with Canva.
  • Photography and videography experience preferred.
  • Interested in the non-profit field and YNPNdc’s mission and vision.
  • Ability to dedicate time to the position and organization (5-10 hours/month)

Mentorship Program Manager

Position Overview

Reporting to the Co-Directors of Programs, the Mentorship Program Manager will be responsible for the operational success of YNPNdc’s Mentorship Program through volunteer team management, program delivery, quality control, and evaluation. The Mentorship Program Manager will be the main, external face of the Mentorship Program to the community.

Deadline to apply is May 3.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement mentorship program, including professional development events for participants and other events
  • Ensure programmatic excellence, program evaluation and consistent quality
  • Recruit, hire, and oversee training, orientation, and management of mentorship program volunteers
  • Evaluate program regularly to measure success during and after and implement changes based on evaluations
  • Assist Co-Directors of Programs with cultivating existing relationships with vendors and partner organizations to ensure sufficient space, resources, and access to services
  • Work with other program managers to cross-market YNPNdc programs to other program participants
  • Represent the organization at key events, making and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 5-7 years of working experience (nonprofit sector preferred)
  • Experience managing staff and/or volunteers
  • Demonstrated success in managing programs/projects
  • Experience with relationship building and management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for the nonprofit sector and leadership development
  • Ability to dedicate at least 8 hours a month to the position and organization
  • Interested in the YNPNdc’s mission and vision

Relationship Liaisons, Mentorship Program (2 positions)

Position Overview

The YNPNdc Mentoring Program is designed to pair early-career nonprofit professionals with more experienced professionals, as well as to provide opportunities for professional development and networking. Relationship Liaisons (RLs) serve a crucial role in the success of the mentoring program. RLs are primarily responsible for fostering positive relationships between mentor/mentee pairs. RLs will also contribute to the selection of the cohort by reviewing initial applications to advance to final selection. This position will report to the Program Manager, Mentorship Program and Director of Programs.

Deadline to apply is May 3.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Be paired with a maximum of 8 pairs.
  • Send regularly scheduled emails to cohorts about upcoming virtual activities.
  • Document check-in process and responses/feedback throughout the year.
  • Provide feedback to Mentorship team on topics of interest from pairs for professional development
  • Offer to speak by phone or meet in person periodically during check-in.
  • Personal check-in with pairs via email on a monthly basis.
  • Provide resources to pairs in need of support.
  • Refer pairs with major flags to Program Manager and Director of Programs.
  • Assist in the applicant review process.

Social Media Manager

Position Overview

YNPNdc has two Social Media Managers who are responsible for overseeing YNPNdc’s social media strategy, including managing social media posts that promote YNPNdc’s brand, events, and resources and engage with the Greater Washington nonprofit community. This position will report to the Director of Communications and will be part of the Communications Committee.

Deadline to apply is May 3.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage and oversee Twitter and LinkedIn social media content (including the YNPNdc LinkedIn Group)
  • Work closely with Facebook and Instagram social media manager, as well as the Communications Director to develop and implement a social media strategy
  • Collaborate across committees to share relevant resources, events, and programs
  • Communicate with YNPNdc members, nonprofit professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network
  • Monitor social media analytics and make recommendations to increase engagement
 
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Provide graphic design support as needed
  • Generate quarterly social media report for the Communications Committee
  • Ensure all social media posts follow best practice
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Passion for YNPNdc’s mission and vision.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Strong ability to focus, listen deeply, and create space for open conversation and learning.
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth.
  • Ability to dedicate time to the position and organization (5-10 hours per month).