We're so glad you're interested in supporting a chapter in your city! We look for devout, practicing Catholics who have a commitment to growing the Faith and who exhibit joy, perseverance, and an undying passion for excellence!

Please read through the various chapter roles below, and if you believe you're a good fit for one of these positions click the "Get in Touch" link at the bottom of each column!

If none of these roles are a perfect fit for you but you have skills, time, or resources to offer in some other capacity, please contact us at expansion@youngcatholicprofessionals.org and we can offer additional ways to get involved (examples might include: diocesan leaders, donors, mentors, other religious).

“I am so blessed to have found a community of young professionals who take their faith seriously and want to spread the love of Christ in their careers.” - Juliette Kibodeaux, YCP Houston
Chapter Leader Chapter Board Member Chapter Chaplain
Young Professional Seasoned
Profile
  • 20-39 years old
  • Some professional experience
  • Desire to build community in all aspects of your life
  • Intellectually curious with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Personal availability of time
  • 30-40 years old
  • 7+ years professional experience preferred
  • Desire to mentor young Catholics in their faith and work
  • Well-connected community leaders
  • 40+ years old
  • Board experience required
  • Significant professional experience
  • Desire to mentor young Catholics in their faith and work
  • Well-connected community leaders
  • Catholic priest in good standing
  • Dynamic, approachable preachers
  • Available time to sheperd a chapter
  • Bold catechists
  • Identified in collaboration with your bishop
# Needed per Chapter 7+ 2-3 7-8 1+
Time Commitment 3-10 hrs/week (1 year term with additional upfront training time) 1-2 hrs/month (2 year term) 1-2 hrs/month (2 year term) 1 hr/week (1 year term)
Chapter Role
  • Report to chapter board of directors
  • Rally diverse skills to execute exceptional programming
  • Network with executives & local businesses
  • Includes roles in marketing, technology, finance, operations, outreach, and evangelization
  • Attend Annual YCP Conference
  • Ensure integrity of national mission (quality of events, Catholic teaching, etc.)
  • Serve chapter leaders: resources, connections, mentorship
  • Attend quarterly board meetings & at least 1 chapter event per year
  • (Recommended) Promote & attend Annual YCP Conference
  • Ensure integrity of national mission (quality of events, Catholic teaching, etc.)
  • Serve chapter leaders: resources, connections, mentorship
  • Attend quarterly board meetings & at least 1 chapter event per year
  • (Recommended) Promote & attend Annual YCP Conference
  • Spiritual shepherd for leaders, board members, and event attendees
  • Promote catechesis & Catholic teaching
  • Foster commitment to prayer and the sacraments
  • Encourage spiritual direction
  • (Recommended) Attend Annual YCP Conference
Annual Financial Commitment None $1,250 (Board Dues)* $2,500 (Board Dues)* None
Focus During Chapter Formation Process 7+ Applications $25k Fundraising $25k Fundraising Bishop Endorsement
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*Refer to the FAQ under Volunteer Applications > "Why are board members asked to contribute annual board dues of $1,250 (“young professionals”) or $2,500 (“seasoned”) to the YCP chapter?"