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Nonprofit Board Service Essentials for Prospective or New Members - Redwood City

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores, Shoreway Conference Room 350 Twin Dolphin Drive Redwood City, CA, 94065 United States (map)

Everything You Need to Know About Serving On A Nonprofit Board

Are you interested in exploring nonprofit board service and making a deeper, more impactful connection with your community? Maybe you’ve already been approached to join a board, but aren’t sure how to determine if it is the right fit? This workshop has you covered! Together we will review the 10 basic responsibilities of board service, talk through general expectations, and explore strategies to assess whether an organization is a good match.

Intended Audience

Individuals that are new to board service or interested in joining a nonprofit board for the first time.


  • Explore the expectations and individual commitment of becoming a nonprofit board member

  • Gain a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards

  • Learn what it takes to assess if an organization is a good fit before you join the board.


  • $40 - Special Offer for Thrive, SVCN, and CEN Members

  • $75 - General Admission

Your ticket also includes a complimentary ticket for an OnBoard Match event, where you can meet and talk with nonprofit leaders, who are looking for board members to join their teams. You will receive a special promo code after the workshop.


Illyasha Peete
Leadership Development Specialist, CEN