Are you looking to develop your skills as a leader and dive deeper into community volunteering? Are you an aspiring nonprofit Board candidate or looking to take on new responsibilities on the staff of a deserving organization? Do you want to learn how effective nonprofit organizations are run while working on a fun, dynamic team? Then become involved with HandsOn Leadership!
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 staff, while working to support our mission of People Helping People. HandsOn Leadership team members learn fundamental aspects of running an effective nonprofit through a unique set of leadership, fundraising, and volunteering goals.
Operating as a team, HandsOn Leadership participants work towards a number of rewarding goals throughout their 4-month fellowship.
Develop and lead
Get inspired with nonprofit
Create fundraising events
benefiting HandsOn Bay
Area and your project(s)
Recruit and inspire new
volunteers and supporters
of Bay Area nonprofits
Attend valuable networking
HandsOn Leadership Candidates are:
Aspiring community leaders
Passionate, civic-minded individuals
Interested in working or expanding their current role in the nonprofit sector, or serving on a nonprofit board
Professionals from all sectors seeking to enhance their leadership skills
Benefits of Involvement
Learning how effective nonprofits manage resources and people to create positive change in their communities
Leveraging your personal skill set to support local nonprofits
Attending professional development workshops led by experts in the field
Growing your professional network of community-minded peers
And so much more...
The enrollment fee for HandsOn Leadership is $1,000. This fee helps cover program costs including workshop facilitation, starting project supply budgets for the teams, venue management and volunteer meal costs, to name a few. That said, we have a generous sliding-scale, needs-based scholarship program to enable us to not turn anyone away for lack of funds.
Applications are currently cloaed, but you can indicate your interest for our next cohort here.
Please read our FAQ or e-mail Joey Guerin (Director of Community Relations) at firstname.lastname@example.org
The HandsOn Leadership program is made possible by generous support from the Eustace-Kwan Family Foundation.