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Volunteer: Grace Institute Event: LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Call for WBC Volunteers

Grace Institute Event:  LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Date:  December 4, 2018        Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Location: 40 Rector Street at Grace Institute offices

 

Sponsored by WBC’s Charitable Giving Committee

You are invited to volunteer at the Grace Institute’s LinkedIn Workshop, where participants are taught how to develop a strategic LinkedIn presence.

The Grace Institute is looking for 4 WBC volunteers on December 4th to help with their new LinkedIn training initiative. Grace participants have just finished 12 weeks of training, created their resumes, and completed 6-week internships. Volunteers will work with participants to:

  • Create or update their LinkedIn profile

  • Add their internship experience to their resume and profile

  • Mentor them in developing a LinkedIn network and making strategic connections

  • Show them how to search for jobs on LinkedIn. 

 

To RSVP as a volunteer for this event, please email Afia Tamana at atamanna@graceinstitute.org.  


Event details:

What:  Grace Institute’s LinkedIn Profile Workshop
Date:  December 4, 10 am – 12 pm
Where:
40 Rector at Grace Institute offices 

RSVP:  Email atamanna@graceinstitute.org

 

Participants:

  • Ages 18-64

  • Average annual personal income is less than $6,000

  • 80% are women of color

  • 40% are single mothers

  • 40% are dealing with housing issues (i.e. eviction, homelessness, co-habitation).

 

Tips for Volunteers:

  • Use constructive feedback (Make a sandwich: compliment – criticism – compliment).

  • If participants ask questions that you are unsure of please ask any Grace Institute staff member, who will be in the room throughout.

  • It is up to YOUR discretion regarding staying in touch with participants afterwards. Participants will (hopefully!) ask for your business card as networking is encouraged, but feel free to connect them to Christina Ramelli at cramelli@graceinstitute.org if you would prefer not to be contacted directly.

     

Grace Institute empowers underserved women in the New York area to achieve employment and economic self-sufficiency. Within a supportive and structured environment, Grace Institute provides job-skills training, counseling, placement services and continuous learning opportunities that lead to upwardly mobile employment.

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of Grace women!


When
12/4/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM