Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland Accepting Applications for 2013 GIVE Class
Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU) is now accepting applications for the 2013 GIVE Program. The program is a cohort experience that encourages young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 to make a meaningful difference in Baltimore through civic engagement, community building and leadership development.
GIVE is a ten-month program that begins in February and ends in November. The core components of the program include monthly learning seminars, volunteer opportunities and networking events that enhance personal and professional development. There is also a class project component that is designed to strengthen leadership skills such as project planning, decision making and collaboration.
BVU’s GIVE program was launched by Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland in 2009, and has “graduated” over 100 young professionals who are now active as volunteers and/or board members with many local nonprofits.
Applications for the 2013 GIVE Program class are available online at bvugive.org. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2012.
About Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU)
BVU is a nonprofit organization that strengthens the community by inspiring volunteerism and connecting businesses and individuals to meaningful volunteer opportunities. BVU trains and places business professionals on nonprofit boards of directors, develops civic leaders and volunteers, creates partnerships between companies and local nonprofits and schools, and provides volunteer management training and advising to nonprofits. Since 2003, the organization has connected over 145,000 individuals from local businesses and the community at large to volunteer opportunities. To learn more about BVU, visit www.bvumaryland.org or call 410-366-6030.