(Above: The first graduating class of our L.I.N.C program)
This Young Executive Community Impact Course will walk an employee of your choice (ages 20 to 40) through non-profit basics and community impact opportunities. This course is FREE to the Bemidji community and is limited to 20 participants. It’s a 6-month course and is structured as follows:
NON-PROFIT BASICS: January 3, 2019
What is a non-profit? Who are United Way's partner agencies? How does United Way support partner agencies? Class site visits for non-profit agency tours.
NON-PROFIT IMPACT: February 7, 2019
Partner Director interviews. Large group Q&A about site visits and interviews.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP PANEL: March 7, 2019
Hear from United Way Board members and Community Investment Cabinet members about where they volunteer, how they give back to their community, and why. Board Member 101 training.
UNDERSTANDING LOCAL COMMUNITY ISSUES: April 11, 2019
Guest speakers from law enforcement, county social services, and non-profits about current community issues. Begin brainstorming about issues the group could impact.
WORKING TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: May 2, 2019
Plan a project (or projects) that will impact community issues that need to be addressed.
GRADUATION/WRAP-UP MEETING: June 6, 2019
Groups share their project outcomes. Graduation awards distributed.