General Director

Below is a description of the responsibilities of a General Director on the board of directors for YNPN Triangle NC. Applications to join the board are now open. Learn more and apply here

Responsible To
Board of Directors

General Directors support YNPN Triangle NC’s members, strategic plan, mission, and vision by contributing to board and organizational initiatives, serving on at least one committee, and building community awareness of and involvement with YNPN Triangle NC. A General Director:

  • Attends monthly board meetings and annual board retreat in January
  • Attends monthly committee meetings and works with committee members to create goals, action plans, and tasks that align with overall organizational strategic goals and priorities
  • Attends monthly programming events as able
  • Helps plan and/or execute the annual #NonprofitSTRONG Summit under the direction of the Summit Chair
  • Serves as ambassadors for YNPN Triangle NC in the greater Triangle community
  • Supports YNPN Triangle NC through the annual “give or get” board fundraising campaign
  • Provides feedback and evaluation to fellow committee members and board directors


  • Motivated self-starter
  • General knowledge of the nonprofit sector
  • Motivation to develop and grow as a leader and cultivate new skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work independently

Time Commitment

10 - 15 hours each month for one year, including:

  • Attending monthly board meetings (1.5 hours/month)
  • Attending annual, two-day board retreat in January (approximately 10 hours total)
  • Attending one committee meeting per month (2 hours/month)
  • Performing necessary work as required by your committee (2 – 3 hours/month)
  • Attending YNPN Triangle NC events when able (2 hours/month)
  • Representing YNPN in the Triangle community as needed
  • Responding to board communications in a timely fashion as needed


Self and by committee chairs, annually