Learn how to be a productive and effective nonprofit board member. Enroll in our ON BOARD! training program. It empowers current and aspiring nonprofit board members and executives.

ON BOARD! training program


ON BOARD! is a resource for:

  • Current and future nonprofit board members
  • Nonprofit executives
  • Companies that encourage volunteerism and board participation


Participants will come away with an overview of:

  • The landscape of nonprofit boards today
  • Key trends affecting nonprofits and their leaders
  • Integrating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging into the mission, composition, and work of the organization and board
  • Core functions and responsibilities of a nonprofit board
  • Case studies of nonprofit boards
  • Resources for further learning


Prospective nonprofit board members will be able to connect with Volunteer Arlington nonprofit partners.

Program cost

$100 per person

There are limited, need-based scholarships available. Apply for a scholarship »

Scholarships are granted for a specific program date and are non-transferable. If a scholarship recipient is no longer able to attend, we ask that they notify the Leadership Center right away so that scholarships can be made available to other participants. If a previous scholarship recipient would like to be considered for a future program, they will have to re-apply.



Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Seats for ON BOARD! are limited and expected to sell out. All registrations and payments are final and non-refundable. Registrations may not be transferred to future events.