Events

Membership (M) Events:

  • Network with other young nonprofit professionals
  • Expand your knowledge about the Austin nonprofit community
  • Learn about YNPN Austin
  • Membership events are typically free and open to all members and prospective members. Become a member today!

Professional Development (PD) Events:

  • Learn new skills or improve on existing proficiencies  
  • Gain a deeper engagement with nonprofit sector 
  • Hear from experienced industry professionals 
  • Free for members, paid for nonmembers

2018 Listing of Events:


January:

  • Annual YNPN Kick-Off & Committee Recruitment (11th @ Infinite Monkey Theorem)
  • Speaker Series

February:

  • Behind the Scenes (M) Austin Pets Alive

    • Feb 26th | 6PM and going until 8PM
    • Join YNPN for a behind the scenes tour of Austin Pets AliveIMG_6721.jpg
    • Learn about the work they do in our community and finish the night with some yummy tacos
    • Free and open event to All
    • *Please wear closed toed shoes*
  • Speaker Series (PD)

    • This Months Topic: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (panel)
    • Feb 20th | 6PM @ Livestrong Foundation 
      • 2201 E 6th Street Austin, Tx 78702
      • 6PM-6:30PM Networking Opportunity 
    • This panel will be made up of multiple professionals who will share their expertise in ensuring equality and diversity!
    • FREE for YNPN Members and only $10 for non-members
      • Credit or Debit accepted at the door

March:

  • Network with an Executive (M)

    • Do you have a burning question about your career, but you just don’t know who to ask? Do you want to be an Executive Director or in charge of a program one day? Are you interested in what it takes to build a successful career for social impact?
    • Join YNPN and your fellow young professionals for an evening of networking with and learning from the top executives in our field around Austin. This is a chance to get everyone you’ve been wanting to speak with in one room. Come ready to learn, engage, sip on some wine, and snack on complimentary cheese and charcuterie boards from the Austin Winery. (440 East Saint Elmo Road, A1, Austin, TX 78745)
    • Event is Free to Members and $10 for Non-members
    • Times are 6pm-8pm
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April:

  • Tacos & Tips (PD)

    • This month we will give you tips on Leading Where You Are
    • Join Leadership Austin and YNPN Austin for breakfast Tacos and Tips on leading from your values
    • April 27th 8-9:30 AM 
    • Event is Free to Members and $10 for Non-members

May

  • Behind the Scenes (M)

    • This month's theme is Arts and we are going Behind the Scenes with Austin Symphony Orchestra!
    • May 14th from 6-9 pm. This event is free and open to all and spots are limited!!!
    • Join the Young Professionals as we go behind the scenes with ASO at the long center
    • Hear from Maestro Peter Bay, tour backstage, and sit in on an orchestra rehearsal
    • Parking is available next to the Long Center

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June

  • Headshot Happy Hour (PD)

July:

  • Behind the Scenes (M)

    • This month's theme is Social Services

August

  • Network with an Executive (M)

    • This is your chance. We've gathered a diverse group of executive leaders from all over Austin. Each represents a different aspect of the non-profit world (ex: programs, fundraising, marketing, etc.) and they are ready to meet and share their knowledge with you.
  • Do Gooders Games (Annual Fundraising Event)

September

  • Speaker Series (PD)

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    • We gather some of the best speakers in Austin to talk about issues important to young people in today's non-profits 
    • This Month's topic: Effective Communications
      We will discuss Emotional Intelligence - what is it? and how do you do it?You'll have the opportunity to figure out what kind of communicator you are.
       

October

  • Behind the Scenes (M)

    • This months theme is Environment

November

  • Tacos & Tips (PD)

    • This month we will give you tips on Public Speaking, and Media Training

December

  • Holiday Party

    • Let the warmth of friendship take the chill from the air, and join us for a night of merry-making and fun at our annual holiday party

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