BergenLEADS, Bergen County’s premier civic leadership program that is sponsored by
the Volunteer Center of Bergen County, will present an evening workshop on
board service for individuals who wish to serve on a non-profit board or for
those already engaged as a board member.
a non-profit board can provide recognition, visibility, networking, career enhancement
and the ability to effect change by addressing important social needs,” says
Amanda Missey, Director of Bergen LEADS.
“But along with the benefits comes responsibility to help the
organization accomplish its mission and achieve its goals.”
will be presented on Wednesday, January 23, from 3 pm to 9 pm at IKEA, 100 Ikea
Drive in Paramus, directions/parking information will be provided upon
registration. Cost to attend is
$100 per person, which includes dinner and all course materials. A group rate of 3 registrations for $175 is
also available to agencies that are members of the Volunteer Center. Pre-registration is required for this
limited-seating program. Registeron-line here or call 201-489-9454 Ext. 119.
is home to more than 31,000 non-profit organizations, with 3,600 in Bergen County
alone. These organizations employ 10% of the workforce and spend more than $38
billion annually, constituting a significant portion of the state’s
economy. A non-profit organization is
only as strong as its leadership, and local non-profit boards are eagerly
seeking skilled and knowledgeable volunteers to help guide their organizations.
information about Bergen LEADS, or the Volunteer Center of Bergen County, visit
www.bergenvolunteers.org, or call 201-489-9454.