Executive Committee

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What is the Young Professionals Network Executive Leadership Committee?

The Young Professionals Network is guided by a group of 10-12 emerging leaders. The YPN Leadership Executive Committee hosts networking events, panel discussions, volunteer activities and fundraisers throughout the year to engage members and grow the General Membership network. The Executive Committee supports The Ottawa Mission at a leadership level ($500 annually) and are selected through an application and interview process.

Why Join?

In becoming a member you will have the opportunity to plan and attend fundraisers, meet new people, gain volunteer experience and attend networking events. You will become part of the next generation of leadership in Ottawa by helping The Ottawa Mission build awareness about the issues surrounding homelessness, and by raising funds that will help improve people’s lives.

Benefits of Membership

  • Professional and leadership opportunities through committee and event chairmanship.
  • Access to unique volunteer opportunities.
  • Invitations to special events throughout the year.
  • Recognition on the Young Professionals Network official website –
  • Network with other young professionals in Ottawa and have fun in a meaningful way!

How to Join

To become a member of the YPN, please fill out this application form.

Membership Expectations Participation

  • YPN Is a one-year commitment (Sept 2018 – Sept 2019).
  • Actively serve on the Young Professionals Network Committee.
  • Help promote events and campaigns affiliated with YPN and The Mission.
  • Members must attend at 80% of committee meetings throughout the year (approx. 9)
  • Members must attend at least 3 Ottawa Mission events throughout the year (This could include Blue Door Gala, Coldest Night of the Year, YPN Spring Mixer, etc).Try it now!

Financial Commitment for Committee Members

  • Annual membership ($500) – YPN members will decide how to designate funds to impact programs/services at The Mission.
  • Purchase at least one (1) ticket to a YPN fundraising event.
  • Help secure raffle items, sponsorships, or ticket sales for YPN and The Mission annual fundraising events.


About The Ottawa Mission

Our Mission is to provide food, shelter, clothing and skills, and offer healing, faith and hope for building a wholesome life.

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