YNPN Austin supports the professional growth of emerging leaders in Austin's nonprofit workforce by building community within the community and beyond, offering educational programming to promote professional development and providing access to skill-building resources.
Saturday, September 14, 2019How you will contribute to our Cause: The Y’s cause is to strengthen the community. Every day we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. There are many places to work, but few opportunities to do work that matters. Not only will you have the chance to help children, youth and adults of all ages reach their potential, you’ll be making a huge difference in your community as well.read more
Thursday, September 05, 2019JOB PURPOSE: Support the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas’ two AmeriCorps programs. The Program Coordinator will support the Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps (TFLA) team in member recruitment, onboarding, exiting, and support throughout the service year. The Program Coordinator will support the Director of Service Programs and the VISTA Leaders in member and site recruitment, onboarding, exiting and support throughout the service year. This position will also be responsible for coordinating professional development for VISTAs in service, and ongoing support throughout the VISTA members’ service year as well as implementing strategies to improve member experiences and ensure contract compliance for the TLFA and VISTA programs.read more
Join the Development Council and help manage fundraising and development efforts for YNPN Austin, including our annual Do Gooder Games! We meet on the first Monday of each month, and meetings are open to the public.
Skills you can learn with us:
- Event production
- Research and writing skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Grant writing
- Donor stewardship and cultivation
- Creative thinking and collaboration
- Working with corporate sponsors
- Gift solicitation
We at YNPN Austin believe everyone should have the chance to build the necessary skills to remain effective in their position, and competitive in the job market. Our new Skills Builder series is designed to help you learn from other young professionals in the non-profit field. Every month we will cover one topic, focusing on building your proficiency in that topic so that you leave with an improved understanding and ability in the target area. Best of all, this series is free to all YNPN Austin Members!
This month, we are covering the ins-and-outs of making great video without spending a lot of money. Our speaker is Communications Committee member Marc Speir, who works as Senior Communications Content Producer at the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas.
Join us on September 26 from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Belo Center for New Media. Street parking is available around the building and elsewhere on campus. Optional Happy Hour after at Hole in the Wall.