Speed Networking Fun with Participants (My Pathway to Health)

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ORGANIZATION: UNITE-LA

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My Pathway to Health is a paid work-based learning opportunity connecting youth 18-24 to pathways in to careers in allied health.

Professionals, volunteer to connect with participants via zoom breakouts for speed networking, providing them an opportunity to practice their networking skills.

All industry professionals welcome, healthcare experience not required.

Volunteers are also encouraged to provide constructive feedback and networking tips to participants helping to prepare them for future networking opportunities.

We will offer a Volunteer Orientation and provide instruction for your speed networking experience before the session.

The volunteer (YOU):

  • Will introduce yourself and encourage participant to introduce themselves.
  • Will engage in conversation as you would in a networking event.
  • Will provide constructive feedback and networking tips.
  • The networking session should take no more than 50 min (with 2-3 different sessions)

Interested in volunteering please complete Volunteer Interest Form:

https://bit.ly/UNITELAVolunteerOpps

Have Questions or Need Accommodation? Email our Coordinator here: lreyes@unitela.com

Thank you!

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About UNITE-LA

Location:

1055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1750, Los Angeles, CA 90017, US

Mission Statement

UNITE-LA is the School-to-Career (STC) partnership that facilitates STC initiatives and activities throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), and the City of Los Angeles. Creating and implementing diverse and enriching programs and opportunities that support STC, UNITE-LA provides a seamless sequence of school- and work-based learning opportunities as well as connecting activities aimed at creating a vital link between classroom learning and â real worldâ living.

Description

  • Student Involvement:

Presently there are approximately 8-900,000 students in UNITE-LA service area. UNITE-LA represents more than 660 traditional school sites and 240 learning centers throughout LAUSD as well as the nine community colleges within the City of Los Angeles. Targeting both in-and out-of-school youth, UNITE-LA also works with more than 15 local non-profit and city agencies targeting at-risk youth and many, many more community based, labor, government and other organizations. UNITE-LA strives to capture the interest of all students, starting as early as kindergarten to foster a life-long love of learning, academic achievement, and overall personal and career success.

Business/Professional Involvement:

Employers and professional organizations are an integral part of UNITE-LA and School-to-Career. Hundreds of area organizations â large and small â are supporting UNITE-LA and School-to-Career in a number of ways: in-class speaking opportunities, workplace field trips, job shadowing and mentoring, on-the-job training, internships, scholarship programs and career fairs are just some of the ways our professional partners are making an invaluable contribution to the success of UNITE-LA and School-to-Career.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Employment
Health & Medicine
Education & Literacy, Employment, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Tue Jul 02, 2024
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 50 minutes
  • Communication skills, willingness to facilitate networking sessions and passion to support youth in career pathway development.

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