Young Professionals for Olmsted Parks


Join the Young Professionals for Olmsted Parks (YPOP)

An enriching journey with fellow young professionals

2020 Deadlines

  • Applications due Friday, October 30, 2020
  • Interviews held in December 2020

Requirements for all applicants

  • Ages 25 – 40
  • Minimum fundraising goal of $1,000 *
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Corporate volunteer

5 Reasons to join YPOP

  • Experience your Olmsted Parks in a new way
  • Learn about the value of the Conservancy
  • Network with local leaders and people of influence
  • Develop transferrable professional skills
  • Support your Olmsted Parks through fundraising and friendraising
SIS 2019

YPOP Program Timeline: January 2021 – June 2021

*Events to help with your fundraising goal of $1,000 or more
All events will be moved to a virtual format if cannot be held in person
Underlined are required events to complete the program


Kick-off Party *


Olmsted 101 – History and FUN, all in one!


Pens & Pints – Spring Appeal *
Networking & Professional Development


Networking & Professional Development
Volunteer Event in your Olmsted Parks


Spring into Summer Luncheon *
Olmsted Park System Tour and Annual Meeting


YPOP Graduation *

Symphony Circle_Nov 2018

Sponsorship Opportunities available!

Please contact Sarah Larkin at [email protected] or (716) 838-1249, ext. 18.

Are you ready? Apply to YPOP today! Applications due Oct 30, 2020.

Please note: You will have to complete this application in one sitting. The total duration of this application is approximately 15 minutes. For any questions, please reach out to Sarah Larkin at [email protected] or (716) 838-1249, ext. 18.

YPOP Application

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