YNPN Greater Bflo coordinates events and programming to empower and connect young nonprofit professionals. This includes networking events, professional development workshops, and bringing in guest speakers to share their experiences, insights, and professional perspectives to inform your own nonprofit career journey.

Social & Service Networking – opportunities to serve the community and/or network with other nonprofit professionals.

Professional & Leadership Development – workshops, presentations, or conversations centered around skill development and competencies for emerging nonprofit leaders.

  • February 19th  |  12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.  | Child & Family Services of Erie County, Inc. Lunch & Learn: Salary NegotiationKnow Your Worth! Join YNPN Greater Bflo for our first lunch and learn of the year! Collin Gehl, MOL, Talent Acquisition Specialist for Child & Family Services of Erie County, Inc., will share tips on how to negotiate your salary and make the most out of your nonprofit career. Lunch will be available during the presentation. Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions so we can plan on making proper accommodations. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch to enjoy during the presentation. Tickets are $5 for Friends of YNPN, and FREE for members!
  • March 8th  |  8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.  | Heritage Christian ServicesMaximizing Your Personal Brand. MEMBERS ONLY WORKSHOP. Head into the weekend on a strong note! Join YNPN Greater Bflo for a morning session on how to transform your LinkedIn profile into a strong reflection of your personal brand.We’ll show you tips and tricks on how to get the most from your profile… and how to set one up if you don’t have one already! You’ll walk away with actionable insights that will help you showcase your “brand” (your skills, experience, and professional interests). This will set you up for success not only for a job search, but for success in your current role as well!

Self Care Seriesproviding ways for nonprofit professionals to find balance between work and life and recharge so that they can best serve the community.

Coffee Power Hours – small group networking opportunities centered around a topic at a local coffee shop, every 2nd Wednesday of the month.


If you have an event that you’d like us to add to our community calendar, or if you know of a professional development opportunity for young professionals in WNY, email us and let us know so we can share with the entire network!

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