2- You got served

The Hosts look at the pros and cons of community service. Not the judge-issued kind, but the kind where YPs volunteer voluntarily. It’s not as easy you think as Mike and John share their insights into what happens when YPs get asked to serve on board. Know what to do and what to stay away from when selecting an organization to get involved with.

Some notes and links to augment your  experience
Philanthropy New York
LiveWell Greenville
Junior Achievement 
Knight Foundation
Indy at Work
Habitat Young Professionals
Nonprofit Board of Directors Insurance
Be on 1 board, 1-2 task force/committees at a time

5 Takeaways
1. Know your goal when joining a board
2. Know the opportunities – local, state, national
3. Know the duties – time, financial, legal
4. Know when to say no
5. Know when to say less

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