Be the Architect of Your Career
$15 – $30
Be the Architect of Your Career

Be the Architect of Your Career

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Community Foundation Santa Cruz County

7807 Soquel Drive

Aptos, CA 95003

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Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

These beautiful words, from Mary Oliver's poem, The Summer Day, are a call to action.

As a younger nonprofit professional, you're already drawn to making a social impact through your work.

But, where do you want to go on your professional journey? What are the options for continuing to grow in your work, and for increasing your personal impact?

In this highly interactive session, leadership transition expert Leyna Bernstein will help you to:

  • Explore the variouis career paths in the nonprofit sector
  • Take stock of your own skills and assets and clarify your strengths
  • Learn how to prepare and position yourself for a career move
  • Utilize networks and social media to stay aware of opportunities while remaining committed to your current job

Participants will leave with a personal asset map and concrete action steps for developing long-term career goals.

Who should attend: This workshop is designed for nonprofit professionals in the early phase of their career, including program, development and administrative staff.


Leyna Bernstein

Leyna Bernstein is the founder of Leadership Search Partners, a search firm serving the social sector. Leyna has 30 years of recruiting and hiring experience in both the business and social impact sectors. Her early career was as a human capital professional for national retail companies. An early “sector-switcher”, she began her work in the social sector when she was hired by The Management Center to create a human resources consulting practice for Northern California nonprofits. Prior to starting her own firm, Leyna established and grew consulting and professional development services for two other regional nonprofit centers.

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