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ORGANIZATION: Dress for Success Twin Cities

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Many of our clients face very difficult challenges and barriers to career success including domestic abuse, mental illness, and substance abuse. Our volunteer Confidence Coaches work in a team environment and focus on encouraging our clients with a strengths-based and healing-centered approach. Confidence Coaches are not mental health therapists but may refer clients to mental health resources if needed. Coaches start by attending our bi-weekly Wednesday night Coach meeting led by Licensed Social Worker Deb Sauder and our Personal Success Plan sessions held every other week to assess client coaching needs and readiness. On average coaches volunteer 3-5 hours a month but can do more or less based on personal and professional schedules. You will help our clients to best strategize their job searches and career advancement by creating and updating their resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, job applications, practice interviewing, ‚Äčnegotiating salaries and benefits, and provide mentoring once they land a job to ensure they keep that job and continue to develop their career. All Success Center Coaches start their training by doing check-in calls with our current and past clients. Google Voice app is required, training provided. Coaching appointments are flexible based on your and the client’s schedules.

Weekly coach meetings occur on Mondays at 930 AM CST and Wednesdays at 6 PM CST.

Click here for more information and to sign up: https://www.dressforsuccesstwincities.org/volunteer.html

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About Dress for Success Twin Cities

Location:

1430 Concordia Ave. #4302, St. Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

Dress for Success Twin Cities is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the economic independence of disadvantaged women in the Twin Cities by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Description

Dress for Success Twin Cities is part of Dress for Success Worldwide, which has been in existence since 1997 and has 113 affiliate locations internationally. We opened our doors in January 2010 in the Twin Cities. Our ultimate purpose is to help women enter and thrive in the mainstream workplace.

Clients come to Dress for Success from a diverse group of non-profit and government agencies including:

  • homeless shelters
  • immigration services
  • job training programs
  • educational institutions
  • domestic violence shelters

On her initial visit a women receives professional attire appropriate for the industry in which she is interviewing. After a woman finds a job she returns to Dress for Success for additional clothing that can be mixed and matched to make several outfits, providing her with a foundation for a professional wardrobe. She is also invited to join the Professional Women's Group (PWG), our ongoing coaching and mentoring program designed to support our clients as they enter the workforce.

Dress for Success relies on the volunteer efforts of individuals and companies around the Twin Cities and the world who are committed to helping women take charge of their lives. Please contact us to find out how you can get involved with Dress for Success.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Women
Employment, Women

WHEN

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WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Internet Research
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • PC Platform

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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