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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!
  • OPEN ENROLLMENT from November 15-December 15, 2018 for the 2019 YPB.
    If interested in joining, please fill out the application below.

Get Involved

Click here to complete the application.
Questions? Contact Victoria Paterson-Maiman via email or by calling 720.359.3108.

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2018 BOARD MEETING DATES:

Location: Blake St. Tavern: 2301 Blake St. Denver, CO 80205
Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm
New Member Orientation: 5:40-6:00pm

  • Wednesday, November 14

NEW BOARD MEMBER INTRODUCTION: 

A short introduction to SOCO and the YPB will be held before each meeting from 5:40pm-6:00pm. New and current members are welcome to attend.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

12 Bars of Charity Pub Crawl: December 15th

  • HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:
    • There are 8 charities, or “teams”…. SOCO is the White Team!
    • For each registration on our team ($30), SOCO will receive a $10 donation
    • The team that has the most team members by the night of the bar crawl wins an additional $1,000
    • Register at https://12barsofcharity.com/denver/ under the SOCO Team White
  • EACH REGISTRANT WILL RECEIVE
    • SOCO 12 Bars of Charity sweatshirt- Team White Sweatshirt  Woot Woot!
    • Free shuttle pass for the bar crawl- can visit bars in any order and stay at each bar as long as you would like
    • Drink specials at 15+ participating bars

 

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