The Idealist.org Career Center at NCVS

Idealist logoAt the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this week, look for the Idealist Career Center in the West Hall’s Third Floor Lobby, near the escalators and against the wall.

Monday through Wednesday, we’ll have staff on hand for one-on-one or small-group conversations about careers, as well as a series of 30-minute workshops to address specific topics. All of these are free to attend, and no reservation is required.

Monday, June 22

3-5 pm        20-minute Career Conversations with Steven Joiner, Director, Career Transition Program or Russ Finkelstein, Associate Director. Got burning questions? Need a sounding board? Here’s a chance to brainstorm ideas with some people on our careers team.

Tuesday, June 23

8-10 am        20-minute Career Conversations with Steven Joiner, Director, Career Transition Program or Russ Finkelstein, Associate Director. Got burning questions? Need a sounding board? Here’s another chance to brainstorm ideas with some people on our careers team.

10 – 10:30 am    Introduction to the new, free Service Corps to Social Impact Careers book with
me. An overview of the topics covered in our new career guide for service corps members (and how program directors can use it for their teams).

11:45 am to 12:15 pm        Translating Your Service Experience during the Career Transition with me. (Answering one of the most popular questions I get during career workshops for corps members.)

1-1:30 pm            Introduction to Idealist.org Volunteer Management Tools and Resources with Erin Barnhart, Director, Volunteerism Initiatives. Explore the breadth and depth of  Idealist’s Volunteer Management Resource Center (VMRC) with its creator.

2-2:30 pm            International Volunteering 101 with Erin Barnhart, Director, Volunteerism Initiatives. Most important considerations — with the creator of our International Volunteerism Resource Center (IVRC).

3-3:30 pm            Intentional Volunteering as Career Transition with Steven Joiner, Director, Career Transition Program. Explores ways that volunteers can create intentional, targeted experiences that benefit both the organization and their own professional development.

4-5:30 pm        20-minute Career Conversations with Steven Joiner, Director, Career Transition Program or Russ Finkelstein, Associate Director. Got burning questions? Need a sounding board? Here’s yet another chance to brainstorm ideas with some people on our careers team.

Wednesday, June 24

12-12:30 pm       Intentional Volunteering as Career Transition with Steven Joiner, Director, Career Transition Program. Explores ways that volunteers can create intentional, targeted experiences that benefit both the organization and their own professional development.

1-3 pm        20-minute Career Conversations with Steven Joiner, Director, Career Transition Program or Russ Finkelstein, Associate Director. Got burning questions? Need a sounding board? Here’s your final chance to brainstorm ideas with some people on our careers team.

Take a look at the official NCVS schedule.

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