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The Bridge Youth and Family Services

YPB's 1st Annual Trivia Night

The Bridge Youth and Family Services is in need of dedicated young professionals (in their 20s and 30s) who will aid in the success of The Bridge through community outreach, fundraising, and increase awareness about our programs. The Associate Board aims to be a multidisciplinary team of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and talents committed to developing the young professionals in our community.


  • Be committed to the Associate Board for a period of 1 year
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Take part in the planning and implementation of two small events per year
  • Volunteer or attend at least one special event hosted by The Bridge
  • Participate in one of the following committees
    • Special Events
    • Membership/Recruitment
    • Public Relations
    • Development

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new members to join the board
  • Represent The Bridge through social media and at special events
  • Research new fundraising opportunities
  • Research and organize YPB social, learning, or networking events


  • Be in your 20s or 30s (must be at least 21)
  • Undergraduate degree (All fields are welcome)
  • Graduate student or young professional
  • Interest in social service agencies or fundraising

Benefits of Membership:

  • Build your resume
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Gain insight and knowledge from current Board Members on how to manage an NPO and prepare for Board Leadership in the future
  • Network with other young professionals
  • Give back to the community
  • Learn new skills through committees such as fundraising techniques, developing press releases, recruiting through social media, and planning events from start to finish.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Associate Board, please send your resume and a short paragraph of why you would like to join the Associate Board to Kelsey Boyer at

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About The Bridge Youth and Family Services


721 S. Quentin Road, Suite 103, Palatine, IL 60067, US

Mission Statement

The Bridge's mission is to help young people and their families achieve social and emotional health.


The Bridge serves children from birth through age 17 and their families by providing counseling, mentoring, parenting classses, crisis intervention for runaway, locked out or homeless youth and community education.

Board Development
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


721 S. Quentin RoadSuite 103Palatine, IL 60067



  • Human Resources Recruitment
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Fundraising
  • Public Relations
  • Financial Literacy




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 1 year
  • Bachelor's Degree

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