The Young Professionals Council (YPC) is a dynamic group of 20 and 30 somethings united by a desire to spread awareness of The Doorways throughout the Richmond community.
Each member serves as an ambassador for The Doorways in the community, provides volunteer and community outreach support, and is an integral point of contact for The Doorways staff and Board of Directors.
Interested in joining? Learn more below or by emailing us at email@example.com.
YPC Member Requirements
- Orientation and tour of The Doorways
- $50 annual dues (your dues cover one night of lodging for a guest)
- Attend 80% of YPC Monthly Meetings
- Attend at least 2 YPC service projects, social events, and fundraisers
- Assist in planning the YPC's signature event
- Serve on a committee (Membership or Fundraising)
YPC Member Activities
Member meetings occur on the second Tuesday of every month. Member meetings focus around providing updates on the YPC budget and member activities, including socials/fundraisers, membership, and service projects. Meetings also provide an opportunity for members to socialize and network.
Service Project, Socials, & Fundraisers
Members plan and participate in regular events that The Doorways' mission and YPC. Service projects include providing meals to our guests and hosting collection drives. Socials and Fundraisers help raise awareness and bring in money and people to support The Doorways.
Each year, YPC hosts one signature event. YPC members are responsible for recruiting sponsors, donations, and selling tickets.
For more information about the YPC, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Join the YPC
We accept new members on a rolling basis throughout the year. Before applying to be a member, please review our YPC Member Requirements (above). Then, fill out our YPC Membership Form and a member of the council will reach out to you with more information about how you can get started.