Ideal Candidate

The Good Sports Young Professionals Board is seeking motivated members in their 20s and 30s who are willing to promote, raise awareness, and fundraise for Good Sports’ mission. Members will also be required to drive ticket sales and secure auction items for events, as well as attend scheduled meetings.

Application Process

  1. Submit completed application to Samantha Christopher at schristopher@goodsports.org
  2. Participate in phone interview with the Board chair and a member of the Good Sports staff

*Our Boston and Chicago Young Professionals Boards have each reached capacity for this year’s cycle. We are still accepting applications and will be reviewing them in October. Decisions for 2018 will be finalized at the end of the year and interested applicants will then be notified. The next cycle for each board will begin in January 2018. Our New York Young Professionals Board officially launched in January 2017 and we are currently accepting new board members.

Length of Term

One-year, renewable terms dependent on member’s ability to meet expectations of the role, outlined above.

Benefits

Give back by supporting an organization doing important work

Network with other young professionals

Develop your professional and leadership skills

Gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of the nonprofit sector

Exposure to Good Sports leadership team & Board members through breakfast series; guest speakers at YPB meetings

Engage your friends in the cause through YPB events

Have fun!

Expectations & Responsibilities

  • Financially support Good Sports by raising at least $250 through various events or appeals throughout the year
  • Attend at least 50% of scheduled meetings throughout the year
  • Communicate and promote Good Sports’ mission and programs to your networks
  • Build awareness and connections for Good Sports in the young professional community
  • Help develop new fundraising opportunities for Good Sports in partnership with the Good Sports staff
  • Assist, execute and participate in special events hosted by the YPB
  • Aid Good Sports in securing auction/raffle items and sponsorships for special events
  • Generate attendance among your network for special events
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