[act-ma] 4/7 ProfDev: Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover Letters

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 10:11:42 PDT 2014

Job hunting? Want to kick-start your non-profit career? Don't miss SoJust's
next ProfDev "*Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover
Letters" *this Monday, April 7th at the NonProfit Center by South Station.
Online registration closes soon - act quickly and it's only $10. Payment at
the door is accepted if space available - $20 cash only.

On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 9:41 AM, Robbie Samuels <send2robbie at gmail.com>wrote:

> It's starting to feel like spring! Time for another print run of *Socializing
> for Justice t-shirts. Pre-order yours at www.bit.ly/sojust14shirts
> <http://www.bit.ly/sojust14shirts> by April 7th* and arrange to pick up
> at one of our May events: 5/3 tabling at Wake Up the Earth, 5/5 Art of the
> Schmooze or 5/15 Connecting for Justice. Details and RSVP at
> www.sojust.org.
> Socializing for Justice offers monthly professional development trainings.
> Check out this month's ProfDev and please share it with your friends on
> Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153905883410029&set=gm.1402879169978003&type=1>(click to share event graphic).
> *Did you know a professionally written resume and cover letter will
> increase your call backs by over 65%? *
> *Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover Letters*
> Monday, April 7, 6:00 - 8:30 PM at The NonProfit Center by South Station.
> *Fee: $10 advance/$20 door - split with trainer Limited space - register
> ahead of time: www.sojust.org <http://www.sojust.org>*
> Credit cards accepted online. Cash only at the door (if space available).
> *Newcomers always welcomed!*
> * Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover Letters*
> The purpose of this workshop is to accelerate career growth for nonprofit
> professionals, career changers, volunteers/interns, and social impact
> leaders who want to leverage their volunteer or pro-bono experience as they
> search for a nonprofit job. An ineffective resume and cover letter can cost
> thousands of dollars in lost time, income, and opportunity. Learn tips for
> writing a strong resume, how to weave the right story on your cover letter
> to have the greatest impact, and leave with a personal "mission statement"
> help you with networking on and off line.
> *Mark McCurdy* is the author of "Strategic Volunteering: 50 Ingredients
> to Transform Your Life and Career" <https://www.createspace.com/3475250>and Founder of the Nonprofit
> Career Coach <http://thenonprofitcareercoach.org/>, a company which helps
> job-seekers and nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions. They do
> this by providing strategic one-on-one career coaching, mentoring,
> workshops and training to job seekers who want help to accelerate their
> careers for the greater good. Mark is an inspiring coach, in-demand
> speaker, trainer and one of the first nonprofit career coaches in the
> country. Since 2008, he has helped over 4000 professionals accelerate their
> nonprofit careers and assisted nonprofit organizations in unearthing
> skilled human capital.
> 6:00-6:30 Socializing -
> *bring your own dinner * 6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A
> <http://www.nonprofitcenterboston.org/site/c.ddKGIQNuEmG/b.1363373/k.5381/About_Us__Directions.htm>
> - The NonProfit Center* is located one block from South Station at 89
> South Street. The Center is physically accessible through the main lobby.
> _________________________________________________________
> *Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org <http://www.sojust.org>*
> Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring
> progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this
> "Movement Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and
> build new visions for our movement(s).
> SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share
> common values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials
> that allow for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly
> ProfDev Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which provides access to
> affordable professional development to increase our individual capacity for
> movement building.
> With almost 2500 members and 7+ years of creating a diverse cross-issue
> community in Boston (170+ events!), Socializing for Justice is the best
> place to find the great people, organizations and community you're looking
> for while putting the SOCIAL back in social justice.
> *YES, WE MEAN YOU.* We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual
> orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone
> like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.
> *Want to know more about SoJust?* Check out our  Frequently Asked
> Questions<http://sojust.meetup.com/1/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=3187615>and  past
> event photos <http://sojust.meetup.com/1/photos/>!

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