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7 Reasons to be at YNPN Chicago’s Holiday Social, Jingle & Mingle

7 Reasons to be at YNPN Chicago’s Holiday Social, Jingle & Mingle

YNPN Chicago’s holiday social on November 29 is just around the corner. With work stress piling on (ahem, #GivingTuesday campaigns, we’re talking…

Rep Your Cause: Engaging Families in Children’s Education

What cause are you representing and why is it important…

Management Skills: Not Just For Supervisors

  We all know that weekly one-on-ones with direct reports…

Jingle & Mingle – YNPN 2016 Holiday Social!

Don’t forget to set aside some time to Jingle &…

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Rep Your Cause: Women’s Homelessness

What cause are you representing and why is it important to highlight? One night in 1985, a woman named Irene was discharged from a mental health facility with nothing but a pill prescription and a pocket full of vitamins. Homeless and penniless, without any friends…

Giving Tuesday Videos

Every great Giving Tuesday campaign needs a great video! Giving Tuesday is a full two months away, so there is still plenty of time to put together a short video to help publicize your campaign. Many of us have found this new giving tradition to…

Member Spotlight with Amelia Garza

YNPN Chicago Member, Amelia Garza How did you first become interested in a nonprofit career?  Growing up, nonprofits have always been a strong aspect of my family’s life so I believe that my interest is directly linked to my family’s involvement with nonprofits. Creating groups such…

Getting Involved Outside Your Day Job

  Annie Kraft, Communications Co-Chair 2014-2016 Ever since I joined YNPN Chicago’s Executive Board as a Communications Co-Chair in September 2014, I have met so many people who are involved outside of their regular 9-to-5 jobs. From skills-based volunteering to networking events, there are a myriad of opportunities…

Leadership Institute Reflection with Khalfani Myrick

Tell us about your current role? I am the Program Manager of Curriculum and Instruction at Genesys Works Chicago. Genesys Works strives to enable economically-disadvantaged high school students to enter and thrive in the economic mainstream by providing them with the knowledge and work experience…

Member Spotlight with Jacqueline Perlman

YNPN Chicago Member and My Favorite Outfit Founder, Jacqueline Perlman  How did you first become interested in a nonprofit career?  My parents would take me volunteering with them at a young age, and I continued to volunteer on my own throughout college. However, it wasn’t…

It’s That Time of Year Again!

Between year-end appeals, #GivingTuesday, getting ready for the holiday season, and preparing for 2016, you need a break! What better way to take a moment to relax than to join your fellow YNPN Chicagoans at Revolution Brewpub on December 1st for an evening of unlimited pints of five house…

A Call for Papers: YNPN/NPQ Series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness In the Civil Sector

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network invites you to participate in a national conversation about equity, diversity, and inclusiveness! Please review the shortened overview below and then check out the original post for more information. Full Article Originally Appeared in the Nonprofit Quarterly on August 25, 2015 “Over…

You’re Invited to the 11th Annual Celebration

Get ready to celebrate because registration is officially open for YNPN Chicago’s 11th Annual Celebration! This year, will be holding our biggest event of the year on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM on the second-floor Skyline Room of Kaiser Tiger in the West Loop. This event…

We’re accepting nominations for our Annual Awards!

We need YOUR help! We want to recognize the remarkable young nonprofit professionals, mentors, and associate boards that make YNPN Chicago such an extraordinary community. Do you know a young nonprofit professional that always goes above and beyond to impact their community? Do you know…

Four 2015 Personal Branding Resolutions for Nonprofit Professionals

It might feel like you were just sipping eggnog and unwrapping presents, but believe it or not, the first month of 2015 is almost over. If you’re like many nonprofit professionals, you set work-related resolutions for the new year, but did you set resolutions for…

A Message from our Board Chairs Lindsey Fila and Katie Pieper

Another year so soon? We don’t know where the time went, but we do know what kept YNPN Chicago so busy over the past year. We focused on creating meaningful opportunities for our members this year, offering both more events in 2014 as well as…

Policy Analyst

Job Title: Policy Analyst Organization: Voices for Illinois Children Website: http://www.voices4kids.org/about-us/employment/ Job Description The Fiscal Policy Center at Voices for Illinois Children seeks to hire a Policy Analyst to inform and shape public debates on tax and budget policy in Illinois. The Policy Analyst will…

Development Assistant

Job Title: Development Assistant Organization: Cure SMA Website: www.cureSMA.org Job Description The Assistant is responsible for assisting the Chapters, Family Support, and Development staff with general office tasks serving the mission of Cure SMA. Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities: Respond to donor inquiries, answer phones…