Transitioning into the Nonprofit Sector
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 10:00 am
Classroom | San Francisco, CA
For jobseekers new to the nonprofit sector.
Are you interested in doing good while doing well? Contemplating a career change to help others? Learn what it takes to follow your calling and transfer your skills to the nonprofit world. In this workshop, we will provide an overview of the nonprofit sector from its historical roots to breadth of opportunities to current labor market conditions and onto strategies to make a transition.
For this special opportunity, the Foundation Center is partnering with Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) to provide an overview of resources to bolster the nonprofit job search beyond online job boards.
Workshop objectives include:
- Understand the scope of the nonprofit sector
- Learn the various opportunities in the nonprofit sector
- Identify transferable skills to apply to the nonprofit sector
Target audience: jobseekers new to the nonprofit sector
About the Presenter: Kevin Hickey serves as the Senior Manager of High School Workforce Programs at Jewish Vocational Service and holds appointments on the San Francisco Transition Age Youth Steering Committee, and the San Francisco Unified School District Community Based Organization Advisory Board. Kevin is active with Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth and the Family Budget Coalition. Kevin also teaches Nonprofits and Public Policy courses in the Master of Nonprofit Administration, and Master of Public Affairs programs at the University of San Francisco. His research interests include children and youth groups, nonprofit service providers as advocates, and coalition building. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from San Francisco State University and a Master of Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco. Before his current career, Kevin proudly served as a nuclear reactor operator in the United States Navy. Kevin is committed to strengthening the work of the nonprofit sector and its key role in representative democracy.
Space is limited. Register online below or in person. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance. If you need further information, please call (415) 397-0902.
Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend.