Join the Leadership Team

Applications are open for the YNPN Board of Directors!

Are you hungering for leadership experience? Want to work on nonprofit projects that are outside the scope of your day-to-day job - or get even better at your daily work? Do you love working with volunteers, planning events, developing project plans, and learning new systems? Are you passionate about social justice and making a positive change in your community? A YNPN Portland board position is the perfect fit for you! 

Board members are responsible for accomplishing our mission: supporting the development of young professionals to strengthen their role in a viable, inclusive, and collaborative nonprofit sector.

Ideal board candidates have:

- A commitment to social justice and an understanding of the importance of equipping a deep, diverse bench of nonprofit leaders with the skills and networks they’ll need to make an impact
- The ability to balance idea generation with execution
- Demonstrated interest in the areas noted in the job description (gained via formal or informal experience)
- Enthusiasm for working with a nimble, startup-esque organization that has a developing infrastructure

We have the following positions open on the YNPN Portland Board of Directors (click to review descriptions):

- Marketing Committee Co-Chair

- At-Large Board Member

Please apply by filling out the application below AND submitting a resume to You will be contacted within 1-4 weeks with next steps. Thank you! 

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

YNPN is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse group of volunteers, and we look for candidates who have demonstrated comfort with equity and inclusion. People of color, people with disabilities, individuals with non-traditional education backgrounds, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply. If we can make applying easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at

Not sure if board service is right for you? You can also get more involved by volunteering on one of our committees.


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