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

Volunteer Engagement Assistant (Virtual)

Organization Mission and Vision

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC (YNPNdc) activates young nonprofit professionals and champions their needs to strengthen the Greater Washington nonprofit community. We are a community of forward-thinking and inspired nonprofit professionals who are effecting change.

YNPNdc is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, affiliated with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), which serves more than 50,000 members and includes chapters in more than 40 cities.

Position Overview

The Volunteer Engagement Assistant will assist the Director of Volunteer Management & Engagement with outreach and relationship building among volunteers. It is crucial for YNPNdc volunteers to have a positive working environment and provide opportunities for each to connect with one another. This position will report to the Director of Volunteer Management & Engagement.

Deadline to apply is January 18, 2021.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of who and what the YNPNdc volunteers are interested in.
  • Identify and cultivate 2-4 virtual social events for relationship building among the volunteers.
  • Serve as the moderator for the event discussion.
  • Provide pre-planning and virtual onsite logistical support for the social volunteer events.
  • Administer promotional communications of the social volunteer events.
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Draft materials as necessary in partnership with the Director of Volunteer Management & Engagement.
  • Member of the Volunteer Committee.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong event planning skills, especially for virtual events.
  • Comfortable with navigating Zoom meeting software.
  • Experience in volunteer engagement and relationship cultivation is a plus, but not required.
  • Interested in the non-profit field and YNPNdc’s mission and vision.
  • Ability to dedicate time to the position and organization (3-6 hours/month, this includes attendance to the virtual social volunteer events. 6 month minimum commitment).

Onsite Events, Volunteer Engagement

Organization Mission and Vision

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC (YNPNdc) activates young nonprofit professionals and champions their needs to strengthen the Greater Washington nonprofit community. We are a community of forward-thinking and inspired nonprofit professionals who are effecting change.

YNPNdc is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, affiliated with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), which serves more than 50,000 members and includes chapters in more than 40 cities.

Position Overview

The Onsite Events Volunteer will provide basic virtual meeting assistance for YNPNdc events. Currently these virtual events include the monthly happy hours and the monthly Inner Circles workshop. Other forthcoming virtual events such as an annual dinner/conference and workshop series will be added. Additionally, the Onsite Events volunteer will have the opportunity to participate and network during these events. This position will report to the Director of Volunteer Management and Engagement.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Help contribute and monitor the Zoom chat box for questions.
  • Provide Zoom support to attendees (send meeting links to day of attendees, audio/visual assistance, other items, etc…)
  • Encourage and inform attendees of upcoming YNPNdc events.
  • Aid the event lead with additional virtual meeting assistance.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service abilities.
  • Comfortable with navigating Zoom meeting software.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Interested in the non-profit field and YNPNdc mission and vision.
  • Ability to dedicate time to the position and organization (2-4 hours per month, must attend 5 events minimum in one year).

Website Manager

Organization Mission and Vision

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC (YNPNdc) activates young nonprofit professionals and champions their needs to strengthen the Greater Washington nonprofit community. We are a community of forward-thinking and inspired nonprofit professionals who are effecting change.

YNPNdc is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, affiliated with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), which serves more than 50,000 members and includes chapters in more than 40 cities.

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 February 1, 2021.

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)

Content Manager

Organization Mission and Vision

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC (YNPNdc) activates young nonprofit professionals and champions their needs to strengthen the Greater Washington nonprofit community. We are a community of forward-thinking and inspired nonprofit professionals who are effecting change.

YNPNdc is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, affiliated with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), which serves more than 50,000 members and includes chapters in more than 40 cities.

Position Overview

The Content Manager is responsible for overseeing YNPNdc’s online content strategy, leading the  writing and editing of blog posts, as well as curating content from other sources to share with YNPNdc members.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2021.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Create and publish at least one post per month for YNPNdc’s blog
  • Solicit and edit blog posts by other YNPNdc volunteers and board members
  • Create an organization-wide editorial calendar
  • Curate content and resources for distribution to our members 
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Provide support for the Website Manager when necessary
  • Support creation of the content strategy with the Director of Communications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent blog writing skills
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Basic knowledge of CMS
  • 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)

Multimedia Manager

Organization Mission and Vision

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC (YNPNdc) activates young nonprofit professionals and champions their needs to strengthen the Greater Washington nonprofit community. We are a community of forward-thinking and inspired nonprofit professionals who are effecting change.

YNPNdc is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, affiliated with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), which serves more than 50,000 members and includes chapters in more than 40 cities.

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 February 15, 2021.

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)

External Relations Manager

Organization Mission and Vision

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC (YNPNdc) activates young nonprofit professionals and champions their needs to strengthen the Greater Washington nonprofit community. We are a community of forward-thinking and inspired nonprofit professionals who are effecting change.

YNPNdc is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, affiliated with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), which serves more than 50,000 members and includes chapters in more than 40 cities.

Position Overview

The External Relations Manager is responsible for media relations of YNPNdc and for creating and maintaining marketing partnerships, including but not limited to universities, nonprofits, businesses and more. This position will also help grow our sponsorship programming as well as collaborating with the Fundraising Committee to create and execute benefits for sponsors.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2021.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Create media strategy for YNPNdc events and initiatives
  • Identify, prioritize, and pursue high potential and long-term partnership opportunities
  • Support the Fundraising Committee with identifying and building relationships with sponsors
  • Manage the execution of sponsor benefits
  • Ensure the organization is represented at events and meetings organized by partners. 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Deep connections within the Greater Washington nonprofit sector
  • Strong ability to focus, listen deeply, and create space for open conversation and learning.
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Experience with partner relations, communications strategy, or community organizing strongly 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 per month)