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Get On Board

United Way professional development course targeting future community leaders.

Designed to develop and enhance your leadership skills, United Way’s Board Training program gives you the tools to serve effectively on local nonprofit and public sector boards and committees.

United Way hosts a board training workshop that explores the paths to board service and the questions to ask before you sign up, the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards and key skills that are essential for board membership.

Through the use of case studies, discussion prompts and table challenges, employees will have meaningful conversations with their group and facilitator.

Workshop topics include:

  • What is a Nonprofit Board and How Does It Work?
  • Board and Staff Roles and Responsibilities
  • Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
  • Building a Diverse Nonprofit Board
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising

time commitment

United Way offers 90-minute and three-hour workshop options and will work with your company to customize when possible.


Cost is $125 for individuals and $100 for nonprofit agency employees. Sessions are hosted at United Way of Central Carolinas and run from 8:00-11:00 a.m.

next steps

If you would like more information or to schedule an activity, contact your United Way representative or call 704.372.7170.