Work in the nonprofit sector offers many possibilities and the opportunity to work for the greater good. The sector encompasses a wide range of career options including administration, programming, communications, and operations.
Mon, Jan 19: Working in the Non-Profit Sector
2:30 – 4:30pm
Halpern Centre, Burnaby Campus
Representatives from the Alliance for Arts and Culture, SUCCESS, YWCA Vancouver and the Take A Hike Foundation will discuss topics such as the rewards and challenges of working in the nonprofit sector, misconceptions, and discuss their own career paths and motivation for working in nonprofit organizations.
Here’s who is joining us:
Peter Boychuk, Director of Communications, Alliance for Arts and Culture, an advocacy organization that champions artist, representing and serving a membership of more than 330 arts organizations and individuals drawn from all artistic disciplines. http://www.allianceforarts.com/
Araz Rismani, Program Manager, SUCCESS. SUCCESS is a multi-service agency with a mandate to promote the well being of all Canadians and immigrants with a focus in five major areas: social services, employment services, business and economic development services, training and education services, and health services.
Manjit Sangha, Transition House Support Worker, YWCA Vancouver, one of the largest and most diversified non-profits in the Lower Mainland. YWCA Vancouver is committed to fostering economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities. http://www.ywcavan.org/
Michelle Berry, Executive Director, Take A Hike Foundation, an alternative education program that engages at-risk youth through a unique combination of adventure-based learning, academics, counselling, and community involvement. http://www.takeahikefoundation.org/
Go to www.sfu.ca/wil/symplicity and login with your SFU Computing ID and password.
Click on the Events tab at the top of the page and then the click on the Workshops tab.
Scroll down to “Career Services & Volunteer Services: Working in the Non-Profit Sector” on January 19.