If you’ve ever been interested in serving on a Board of Directors of volunteer committee, United Way of the Midlands has a professional development opportunity to help you on your way.
United Way of the Midlands provides Blueprint for Leadership, a professional development course targeting future community leaders. The program prepares diverse groups of individuals for volunteer service in the nonprofit sector.
Your hard work will be rewarded: Upon completion of the program, United Way of the Midlands works to place Blueprint graduates in the community. 65% of 2010 graduates are now serving their community in leadership positions.
A unique focus: Blueprint is unique because it is the only professional development course with a specific focus on nonprofit leadership.
The goal is to help participants develop leadership skills, nonprofit governance expertise and knowledge of the community.
Class topics include: nonprofit law, the roles and responsibilities of board members, strategic leadership, best practices in programs and nonprofit governance.