Careers in Philanthropy & Social Responsibility

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Careers in Philanthropy & Social Responsibility

You are invited to a panel discussion on the topic of Corporate Careers in Philanthropy & Social Responsibility.

By The Job Forum, sponsored by SF Chamber of Commerce

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Date and time

Tuesday, June 20 · 6 - 8pm PDT



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About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

You are invited to a workshop on the topic of careers in non-profit organizations and in corporate departments which focus on community involvement, “social good”, and social responsibility.

Tuesday, June 20 at 6pm on Zoom.

Are you a job hunter and have thought about working in a more meaningful, mission driven, organization and want to explore nonprofits? If you want to explore what a transition from a career in “for profit” to a career in non- profit may include, this career discussion with experts is for you!

This event will be a speaker panel with experts who are senior leaders talking about work and hiring at non- profit organizations. Our experts have first-hand experience having made the transition to nonprofit work They will candidly answer your questions and share tips for job hunters interested in entering non-profit work and advancing careers in philanthropic work.

Topics that will be covered include: - What is a good way to break into the field of corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility?

- How to stand out and be perceived as especially valuable as a candidate for a non-profit?

- If a job hunter is in the “for-profit world” now, how does he /she figure out what the jobs are and what the job titles mean in nonprofits?

- As a job hunter, how do you look at your own skill set and pick out what will be transferable and valuable to non-profit organizations?

- Are the interview questions for nonprofit jobs somewhat different than interview questions you would expect to be asked in the for-profit world?

- What are some of the best reasons to work at a non-profit?

- Can you work in non-profits and then move to for profit or is that really hard to accomplish?

- Are non-profits a good choice for those over 40 to find new careers?

- What is the day-to-day work like? Do you have the right software and tools that support the work?

- Are there always budget worries working in non- profits?

About the organizer

The Job Forum aims to help people help themselves in their job search. Our approach is focused on intelligently planning and conducting the job finding campaign. We offer customized brainstorming and problem-solving to job seekers.