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HandsOn Leadership

handson leadershipAre you looking to develop your skills as a leader and community organizer? Do you want to learn how effective nonprofit organizations are run while working on a fun, dynamic team? Then apply to HandsOn Leadership 2019!

HandsOn Bay Area’s HandsOn Leadership is a one-of-a-kind fellowship that combines specialized professional development with hands-on volunteering to cultivate strong civic leaders in our Bay Area communities.

HandsOn Leadership teams operate under the expert guidance of HandsOn Bay Area while working to support our unique mission. HandsOn Leadership team members learn fundamental aspects of running an effective nonprofit through a unique set of leadership, fundraising and volunteering goals.

Fellowship Goals

Working in regional teams of 8-12 participants, HandsOn Leadership teams work towards a number of rewarding goals throughout their 9-month fellowship.

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Develop and lead
events and series

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Get inspired with nonprofit
experts and workshops

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Create unique fundraising
events and projects

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Recruit and inspire the
next class of
HandsOn Leadership

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Attend valuable networking
events and opportunities




Want to see more HandsOn Leadership testimonials?

Meet our past teams.

HandsOn Leadership Candidates are

  • Passionate, community-minded individuals

  • Interested in working as a nonprofit executive or serving on a nonprofit board

  • Corporate or nonprofit professionals seeking to enhance their leadership skills

Benefits of Involvement

  • Learning how effective nonprofits manage resources and people to create positive change in their communities

  • Attending professional development workshops led by leading nonprofit experts

  • Growing your professional network of community-minded peers

  • And so much more...


Official applications will go live in mid-May. Sign up to be notified here


Please e-mail Joey Guerin (Associate Director of Programs) at joey@handsonbayarea.org

The HandsOn Leadership program is made possible by generous support from the Eustace-Kwan Family Foundation.