Cenla Boardbuilders offers governance training for individuals in the community who are looking to take their volunteerism to the next level. As a nonprofit board member, volunteers can join the ranks of local community leaders in the nonprofit sector who are working to address meaningful causes.
Professionals identified by their employer as "up and coming" leaders with a desire to become involved in the community.
Interested individuals who may be retired, self-employed, or looking for higher-level volunteer opportunities.
Nonprofit board members
Nonprofit board members who are in need of an orientation to their new role on a board.
Participants are trained through a series of governance sessions focused on the roles and responsibilities of being an effective Board member.
Cenla employers can participate in the Cenla Boardbuilders by encouraging their best and brightest emerging professionals to apply to the program. As an Employer Partner, you allow your employee time away from work to attend the trainings and program meetings. Employer Partners benefit from the program by fostering leadership skills in their employees and expanding the company's reach into the community.
To date, the program has two hundred and fifty-four (254) Cenla BoardBuilders Alumni. To participate in the 2023 program either as a participant, nonprofit partner, or employer partner, submit an application or call 318.443.7880/1.800.803.8075 to obtain additional information.