Young Professionals Council

Our vision

The Young Professionals Council (YPC) will be an integral component in helping World Animal Protection continue to grow its brand awareness and supporter base within the US. This group is committed to advancing the mission of helping animals around the world as well as positioning World Animal Protection as one of the leading organizations achieving this work.


To improve the lives of animals worldwide through these activities:

  • Build networks and awareness of World Animal Protection in the US
  • Increase brand awareness
  • Increase World Animal Protection’s supporter network
  • Plan and support special events, US campaign work and other volunteer-related activities

Expectations & benefits

Annual Member Expectations

  • Attend Council meetings (mandatory 3 out of 6 annually)
  • Minimum donation of $100 for membership dues
  • Personally promote World Animal Protection as a charity of choice to support/donate to
  • Leverage personal/professional networks for at least two of the following:
    • Corporate recruitment – introduce World Animal Protection to a minimum of 5 new businesses to prospect for Partnerships (i.e. corporate donations, cause marketing initiatives, employee engagement opportunities, etc.)
    • Individual donor recruitment – recruit a minimum of 5 new donors
    • Individual volunteer recruitment – recruit a minimum of 10 new volunteers to join our Action Pack for daily acts of animal kindness

Member Benefits

  • Support a great cause – improving the lives of animals around the world
  • Expand your professional network (we have 14 International offices)
  • Gain valuable leadership experience and animal welfare knowledge
  • Receive recognition on World Animal Protection’s website and newsletters
  • Guaranteed admission to World Animal Protection events
  • Make strategic professional connections through an exclusive networking event with World Animal Protection’s Board of Directors

Young Professionals Council

Join a dedicated group of young leaders helping to change animal lives for the better.

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