***CANCELLATION***THE FINANCIAL HEALTH WORKSHOP SERIES HAS BEEN CANCELLED***NEW SCHEDULE BELOW***
All Careers for a Cause Job Seekers must complete the upcoming workshops to complete the program. These workshops are free of charge to the job seeker and have been paid for by our donors.
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Our workshop series is scheduled to launch in the Fall of 2021. One class per week for (4) weeks. Event sign up is below. Click HERE, then contact us by email to stay connected for updates.
- Week 1: ENTERING THE NONPROFIT WORLD - A workshop on the strengths needed to work in the nonprofit sector. Job seekers will learn: The Nonprofit Basics, The Nonprofit Employee Mindset - Visualizing Mission-Based Dreams and Goals, Working Daily as a Nonprofit Employee, and The Importance of Networking & Relationship Building in the Nonprofit Sector.
- Week 2: FINANCIAL HEALTH - This workshop is designed to help people with money management. Attendees will learn: Budgeting - the basics of how to effectively budget their finances, Credit - methods on starting credit, building credit, and maintaining credit, Debt Management - insight on subjects such as: Smart purchases, Good debt vs bad debt, Refinancing debt, Pay off vs Pay down, and Importance of Philanthropy - what philanthropy means and the different ways that one can give back to the community
- Week 3: JOB READINESS - Job readiness skills help employees learn how to interact with supervisors and co-workers. Employers value employees who communicate effectively and are professional, no matter what technical skills a job may require. Every job requires good social skills/interpersonal skills. In this class, we help job seekers learn skills such as: effective communication, having a positive attitude, teamwork, active listening, conflict resolution, professionalism, understanding employer expectations for punctuality and performance, and the "soft" skills necessary for employment such as, interviewing and resumes.
- Week 4: ORIENTATION DAY - WHAT TO EXPECT - Job seekers learn what to expect on Orientation Day such as, the human resources process, time management, and their role in community service. They will also learn about specific job types that nonprofits need. Training will focus on the job type of the job seeker’s choice.