One of the greatest gifts you can give to a nonprofit organization is the gift of time and talent.
Now accepting applications through September 30th, with the final cohort announced in October.
Our Young Friends board will be composed of individuals in the St. Louis community who would like to become connected to Employment Connection’s mission, programs, impact, and people (board, staff, and clients).
Employment Connection encourages young professionals interested in learning about non-profit governance and operations (including working with a board, strategic planning and budgeting, creating and growing programs, fundraising and event planning to apply for the Young Friends of Employment Connection Board.
Live in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, or St. Clair County
Able to make a two year commitment to the Young Friends program
Able to attend bi-monthly meetings over the course of 2 years
Willing to support the volunteer initiatives at Employment Connection
Opportunity to network with other young professionals in the St. Louis Region
Benefit from a high level of agency programming, mentorship, community impact, and developing a better understanding of the employment needs within the Greater Metropolitan area
Gain skills in working with a board, strategic planning and budgeting, creating and growing programs, fundraising and event planning