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Optional Service and Training Events - 1700 hour and 900 hour members

Page history last edited by Laine Slatton 9 years, 8 months ago

*** These events are also all applicable and optional for 300 hour Members. ***

 

September 2010

 

> Keeping Your House in Order

September 30, 2010 - Passaic County Community College, Community Technology Center, 1st Floor
218 Memorial Drive, Paterson, NJ 10 am - 1 pm

The NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives Project ATLAS in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, Pro Bono Partnership, and the US Dept of Health and Human Services is hosting a series of free capacity-building workshops. Please let us know asap if your member would like to participate in the event.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members. 

 

October 2010

 

Fall School Garden Training

October 9, 2010 - Riverside Elementary School, Princeton, NJ 9:30 am - 12 pm

Lay the groundwork for transitioning your garden into spring.  Learn about and tour different types of school gardens and their budgets.  During the Q & A section talk about strategies for getting a garden funded, troubleshooting challenges, and  have your questions about start-ups answered.  Please let us know asap if your member would like to participate in the event.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> Harvest of Hope: Keeping Joy Alive

October 9, 2010 - Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, 2688 Main Street (Route 206), Lawrenceville, NJ 9 am - 3 pm (Lunch Provided with $10 Registration Fee)

The featured speaker, Lizzie Simon, shares her bipolar disorder story.  This conference will also feature a choice of concurrent wellness workshops.  Please follow this link for more information. 



Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> How to Apply for Federal Funding (Grant Writing)

October 13, 2010 - Passaic County Community College, Paterson Room, 1 College Blvd, Paterson, NJ  10 am - 1 pm (Lunch Provided)

The NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives Project ATLAS in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, Pro Bono Partnership, and the US Dept of Health and Human Services is hosting a series of free capacity-building workshops. Please let us know asap if your member would like to participate in the event.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> Telling Amy's Story Video Screening and Discussion

October 28, 2010 - Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 10 am - 1 pm (Breakfast Provided)

Telling Amy's Story follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. Join for a video screening and discussion in honor of domestic violence awareness month. Please RSVP to Angela at 609.394.0136 or amr@womanspace.org.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

November 2010

 

> DiscoverAbility NJ: Learning at Work Symposium

November 3, 2010 - Trenton Marriott at LaFayette Yard, Trenton, NJ 9 am - 4:30 pm

Join for sessions on how work-based learning cab help youth and adults with disabilities better prepare for and connect to employment opportunities in New Jersey.  This event is free, but seating is limited, so please register online at www.discoverabilitynj.org.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

Board Roles and Responsibilities

November 8, 2010 - Passaic County Community College, Paterson Room, 1 College Blvd, Paterson, NJ  10 am - 1 pm

The NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives Project ATLAS in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, Pro Bono Partnership, and the US Dept of Health and Human Services is hosting a series of free capacity-building workshops. Please let us know asap if your member would like to participate in the event.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> Bringing Us Together: 15th Annual Leadership Conference for the NJ Human Relations Council

November 9, 2010 - Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ 8 am - 1 pm

The conference focus this year will be "immigration in New Jersey."  For more information and to register online, please visit www.njhrc.org.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism

November 10, 2010 - Trenton Marriott, 8 am - 5 pm

Please let us know asap if your member would like to participate in the event.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

December 2010

 

> I Want to Make It on My Own: Major Conference on Welfare and Work

December 1, 2010 - Middlesex County College, Technical Services Center, Room 100, Edison, NJ, 10 am - 1 pm

Legal Services of New Jersey’s Poverty Research Institute will hold a half-day conference to release a new report on welfare and work.  After the report release and accompanying video, two panels of experts will offer reactions to the findings and recommendations.  RSVP to Zane Kratzer at zkratzer@lsnj.org or call 732-572-9100 ext. 8502.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> Learn, Grow, Share: New Brunswick Food Security Forum

December 11, 2010 - New Brunswick High School, 1000 Somerset Street (Route 27), New Brunswick, NJ  

Elijah's Promise, New Brunswick's well-known innovator of progressive, socially responsible feeding programs, including a cooking school, catering company and cafe business has teamed up with area businesses, community groups and institutions to organize a food forum. Registration is free.  To learn more or register by phone, call (732) 545-9002, ext. 111.  To register online, please follow this link.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

March 2011

 

> For Social Workers and Case Managers - Hoarding Behavior: From Clutter to Chaos

March 3, 2011 - RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville, NJ, 9 am - 12 pm 

Presented by Marcie D. Cooper MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM.  This course will teach professionals to help their clients who have significant impairment in functioning caused by compulsive hoarding. Participants will explore the health, safety and mental health implications of hoarding by older adults and implications for treatment. Brochure with full details and registration form is available on the website at http://www.jfcsonline.org/pdf/HoardingBrochure.pdf.

 

April 2011

 

> Risk Management for Non-Profits

April 5, 2011 - Passaic County Community College, Paterson Room, 1 College Blvd, Paterson, NJ  10 am - 1 pm

The NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives Project ATLAS in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, Pro Bono Partnership, and the US Dept of Health and Human Services is hosting a series of free capacity-building workshops. Please let us know asap if your member would like to participate in the event.

Optional Training Opportunity for all AmeriCorps members.

 

> Education: The Key That Unlocks Workforce Development for Latinos

April 8, 2011 - Mercer County Community College, 8 am - 4 pm

The United Way Latino Vision Council cordially invites you to participate in the 7th  Annual Leadership Conference Education: The Key That Unlocks Workforce Development For Latinos” that will be held on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Mercer County Community College-West Windsor Campus West Winsor, New Jersey 08550.  An array of speakers, panel presentations and workshops will provide you with insights on enhancing education and job skills for Latinos, components necessary to achieve academic success
 

 

 

 

 

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