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 application online
  2. Participate in phone interview with the Board chair and a member of the Good Sports staff

*The application deadline for 2020 prospects is October 31st and the review process for new applications will go through the month of October to mid-November. Decisions for 2020 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 2020. The application will remain open should additional spots open for the next cycle, but priority consideration will be given to applications that came in on or prior to the deadline.

Length of Term

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


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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