Young Professionals Board

What is the Young Professionals Board?

The Special Olympics Colorado Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a group of socially-minded change makers who have a strong desire to lead and participate and are ready to make the world an INCLUSIVE and WELCOMING place for ALL people.
Our pillars include:

  • Networking
  • Fundraising
  • Volunteering
  • Advocating

Why Join?

  • Make an impact by taking part in meaningful activities including volunteer projects and community events
  • Great networking opportunity by connecting with like-minded emerging leaders
  • It’s fun

Who Should Join?

  • Any person between the ages of 22 and 39 that interested in getting involved with Special Olympics Colorado, having a great time and expanding their network.

Annual Membership Requirements

  • Attend at least two (of six) Board Meetings and one YPB fundraising event
  • Raise $250
    • Membership Fundraising commitment can be reached in several ways including:
      • Member purchases tickets to YPB events
      • Member friends/family purchase tickets to YPB events
      • Solicit items to be used in silent auction (certificates, sports tickets, hotel stays, etc.)
      • Solicit in-kind donations (beer or food for events, venues, prizes, etc.)
      • Secure corporate event sponsorships
      • Personal contribution
      • Many more!
  • NEXT OPEN ENROLLMENT will be from May 15- June 15, 2019 for the remainder of 2019 YPB.

Get Involved

Questions? Contact Victoria MacFarlane via email or by calling 720.359.3108.

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Become a Friend of the Board

Interested in getting more involved before the next enrollment period?

Email us and we will add you to be a “Friend of the Board” where you will receive invites and updates to all YPB events!


YPB 2019 Events will be announced in February! Stay tuned.


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