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 "Sign Up" link at the bottom of each column to send us your information so we can get in touch!

If none of these roles are a perfect fit for you but you still think you have skills, time, or resources to offer in some other capacity, please contact us at expansion@youngcatholicprofessionals.org (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?"