Leadership Development Series Begins in August

Join a community of young leaders who want to make a big impact in our community through serving on a nonprofit board. This course will give you the foundation needed to not only find the best board fit to match your passions, but provide you the knowledge and tools to be highly effective in your new Board role.

The course begins August 22 and runs every Wednesday from 6PM–8:00PM for five consecutive weeks at United Way Suncoast, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 600, Tampa. Class size is limited. Deadline to apply is August 10.

In addition to receiving a certificate of completion, you’ll receive an in-depth overview of our nonprofit community and meet directly with trusted nonprofits who are actively seeking new volunteer leadership for their boards and committees.

Course Topics include:

The Role of Nonprofits in the Community

  • Economic Impact
  • Funders vs Direct Service
  • Impact of Volunteer Leadership and Business Engagement

Board Governance

  • Roles/Responsibilities
  • Confidentiality
  • Finding your Fit

Nonprofit Financials

  • Audits and IRS Filings
  • Governance and Oversight

Expectations for Board Members

  • Serving as an Ambassador and Advocate
  • Effective Partnership with Staff
  • Fundraising

To apply: please visit rebrand.ly/OnBoard.

Young Leaders’ Society is for professionals up to 49 years old who are passionate about community involvement. Our members bring more than energy and professional stature: they are leaders with a vision for their future and our community. For more information or to become a Young Leaders’ Society member: please contact YLS@uwsuncoast.org