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In response to healthy social distancing, we remain dedicated to being here for you!

Below are our online options to provide you with the information, resources, and skills for you.  Please explore these online options below!

 Webinar and Online Meeting Helpful Hints:

1.) The Phoenix Indian Center is currently using Zoom technology for online webinars and meetings. We are researching other online platforms and if we switch to another in the future, we will provide information here on our website for how to connect. 

2.) What device will you be using for the Webinar or Online Meeting? Please go through these steps well before the webinar or meeting

  • Attending using a mobile device (phone)? Be sure to download the Zoom app
  • Attending using a laptop or desktop computer? Create a FREE Zoom account at www.zoom.com

3.) Go to the link provided and provide any pre-information (if necessary) well before the start of the webinar or meeting

4.) Be sure to click on the link that will be provided and log into the webinar/online meeting a minimum of 5 – 10 minutes early. That gives you time to fix problems if needed. 

For questions or for more information, you can always call our office at 602-264-6768 or email us at info@phxindcenter.org

Monday, December 5, 2022

 

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                                                      Resume & Cover Letter                                            Click here to register

Now is a perfect time to get your resume up to date or create one if you haven’t done so. We offer instruction in the construction of the one-page Combination Resume, the most effective format! In this session we will introduce the purpose of a resume, how to sell yourself, tips and types of resumes, and how to create the resume. A cover letter will be developed to introduce your skills and your resume to the employer. We will also provide a format to list all your references.

 

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                               Aceing the Interview                                      Click here to register

To get the job, you must “Ace the interview!” To get you ready, we cover every detail needed to prepare you for your interview. Let’s prepare for and have an effective interview! In this session, the interview process will be covered from beginning to end. We will address how to get ready for the interview, how to make a good first impression, recognize the various types of questions and utilize the STAR technique and a review of the 50 most common interviewing questions. We will also review questions for you to ask the interviewer (a crucial moment in your interview) and follow-up tips.

 

 

Thursday, December 8, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM                                   Customer Service Skills                                   Click here to register

Your customer service skills can make you a valued employee!!! Today’s businesses have a completely different challenge from those in the past because customer expectations for service and value have increased dramatically. During this workshop you will learn the skills and communication strategies employers are looking for in a strong customer service focused employee.

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                                              What Employers Want                                            Click here to register

Be that ideal employee that employers seek! Learn what employers want in a potential employee and how you can demonstrate these knowledge, skills and abilities in your resume, interview and social media. We live in a right to work state where a person can be terminated for any reason. In learning what employers want from an employee, it helps avoid those areas that can lead to job termination.

 

 

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM                                                 Informational Interviews                                                     Click here to register

Want to really find out about a career field or job? The informational interview is a highly effective way of gaining insight into your career interests! Here you will learn what an informational interview is, how to conduct them and how they can help you network to gain a job. Only 20% of open jobs are listed in online job search engines (indeed, monster, careerbuilder). Informational interviews can help you gain access to the 80% of jobs not advertised. This is a must workshop for those wanting to accelerate their job search.

 

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                                                 Job Search Strategies                                                        Click here to register

Create a plan for your job search. In this session you will plan your job search, schedule your week to be more effective, develop your own “elevator speech” and learn how to effectively utilize your job search network through using internet and networking skills. You will learn to use the computer to investigate and become familiar with the different types of on-line job boards. In this workshop, you will also discover how to access the “hidden job market”. We’ll show you how to find jobs which are not online or in the newspaper. Job search engines only constitute 20% of the total jobs out there…we’ll show you how to find the hidden 80%! The more you know about job searching, the faster you will find employment!!

 

 

Monday, December 19, 2022

 

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                                                      Resume & Cover Letter                                            Click here to register

Now is a perfect time to get your resume up to date or create one if you haven’t done so. We offer instruction in the construction of the one-page Combination Resume, the most effective format! In this session we will introduce the purpose of a resume, how to sell yourself, tips and types of resumes, and how to create the resume. A cover letter will be developed to introduce your skills and your resume to the employer. We will also provide a format to list all your references.

 

 

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                               Aceing the Interview                                      Click here to register

To get the job, you must “Ace the interview!” To get you ready, we cover every detail needed to prepare you for your interview. Let’s prepare for and have an effective interview! In this session, the interview process will be covered from beginning to end. We will address how to get ready for the interview, how to make a good first impression, recognize the various types of questions and utilize the STAR technique and a review of the 50 most common interviewing questions. We will also review questions for you to ask the interviewer (a crucial moment in your interview) and follow-up tips.

 

 

Thursday, December 22, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM                                   Customer Service Skills                                   Click here to register

Your customer service skills can make you a valued employee!!! Today’s businesses have a completely different challenge from those in the past because customer expectations for service and value have increased dramatically. During this workshop you will learn the skills and communication strategies employers are looking for in a strong customer service focused employee.

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                                              What Employers Want                                            Click here to register

Be that ideal employee that employers seek! Learn what employers want in a potential employee and how you can demonstrate these knowledge, skills and abilities in your resume, interview and social media. We live in a right to work state where a person can be terminated for any reason. In learning what employers want from an employee, it helps avoid those areas that can lead to job termination.

 

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM                                                 Informational Interviews                                                     Click here to register

Want to really find out about a career field or job? The informational interview is a highly effective way of gaining insight into your career interests! Here you will learn what an informational interview is, how to conduct them and how they can help you network to gain a job. Only 20% of open jobs are listed in online job search engines (indeed, monster, careerbuilder). Informational interviews can help you gain access to the 80% of jobs not advertised. This is a must workshop for those wanting to accelerate their job search.

 

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                                                 Job Search Strategies                                                        Click here to register

Create a plan for your job search. In this session you will plan your job search, schedule your week to be more effective, develop your own “elevator speech” and learn how to effectively utilize your job search network through using internet and networking skills. You will learn to use the computer to investigate and become familiar with the different types of on-line job boards. In this workshop, you will also discover how to access the “hidden job market”. We’ll show you how to find jobs which are not online or in the newspaper. Job search engines only constitute 20% of the total jobs out there…we’ll show you how to find the hidden 80%! The more you know about job searching, the faster you will find employment!!

 

 

Friday, December 30, 2022

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                                     Job Tips for Ex-Offenders                                     Click here to register

Dealing with potential employers is never an easy task for individuals with criminal records. Overcoming obstacles to employment is part of the focus of this workshop. By removing perceived obstacles, you can learn to present yourself with a positive attitude and gain the confidence you need for success! The workshop will help individuals with background issues write a resume, complete a job application and interview with confidence. We also focus on the preparation of how you present the information concerning your background in the interview.

Monday, December 5, 2022

 

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM                                     Network Support Round Table                              Click here to register

Are you trained in suicide prevention? Join the Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona’s network of support for anyone who has been trained in ASIST, SafeTALK & QPR. This forum is to establish a safe place to discuss any matters pertaining to suicide prevention, such as barriers, successes, challenges, and other experiences we have encountered in suicide intervention/prevention. As we work towards establishing suicide-safer communities, let’s get together to support each other!
For more information, contact the Prevention Services Team at (602)264-6768 or at snelson@phxindcenter.org.

 

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

 

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                             UICAZ Hybrid Monthly Meeting                        Click here to register

The Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona (UICAZ) invites you to attend our monthly coalition meetings! Join virtually on Zoom or In person at the Phoenix Indian Center located on the second floor of the Native American Services Building as our coalition works toward creating positive partnerships within our community for our families and youth! 

 

 

December 7-9, 2022 

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM (same time each day)                     Fostering American Indian Youth                         Click here to register

The Fostering American Indian Youth Workshop is a prevention program implemented for foster care parents/caregivers in Maricopa County that are currently fostering American Indian youth. Fostering AI Youth is a three-day workshop led by a facilitator that will focus on topics such as communicating with your child, introducing and understanding American Indian norms, values, and beliefs with an emphasis on talking with your teen about risky behaviors. This workshop is open to all caregivers: new foster parents, guardians, grandparents, childcare providers, and any relative(s) who have American Indian foster youth in their care.

 

 

Thursday, December 8, 2022

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM                               QPR Gatekeeper Training                                    Click here to register

The QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is a brief educational program designed to teach “gatekeepers”–those who are strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide (e.g., parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches, caseworkers, police officers) — the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond by following three steps:• Question the individual’s desire or intent regarding suicide• Persuade the person to seek and accept help • Refer the person to appropriate resources

 

Friday, December 9, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM                                                   SafeTALK : Suicide Prevention Training                                         Click here to register

SafeTALK is a half-day training that prepares you to become a suicide-alert helper. SafeTALK trained helpers can recognize invitations from a person with thoughts of suicide and take action by connecting them to suicide intervention resources. This workshop is open to those 15 years old and older, parent permission is required for participants under the age of 18. Join this workshop to learn what to do when someone reaches out. Suicide is preventable.

For more information, contact the Prevention Services Team at (602)264-6768 or snelson@phxindcenter.org.

 

Saturday, December 10, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM                                  Gathering of Native Americans (GONA)                                       Click here to register

 

This FREE workshop is open to all community members 15 years & older. We will explore the four cultural components of embracing community & healing: belonging, mastery, interdependence & generosity December 17 from 9:00am – 3:00 pm. One day event Location: District 7 Service Center 8035 S 83rd Ave, Laveen Village, AZ 85339, lunch will be provided. Space is limited. Register today!

 

*If a link does not appear, it will be added closer to the meeting date.

For more information please contact our prevention team at 602-264-6768.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM                     Youth Hand Drum Making 101                  This class is currently full

Are you a high school student interested in learning how to make your own hand drum? Join us for this in-person workshop and learn to make one! This workshop is open to American Indian high school youth in Maricopa County. For more information contact Trevo @ 602-264-6768 or tfoster@phxindcenter.org

 

We are working diligently to organize future events. Please check this page often as information is updated regularly.

*If a link does not appear, it will be added closer to the meeting date.

For more information please contact our youth development team at youthprograms@phxindcenter.org or 602-264-6768.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM                          Stories from Hwéeldi: A night of Storytelling with Dr. Jennifer Denetdale                      Click here to register

Join us for an evening of virtual storytelling! This event will focus on stories from Dr. Denetdale’s family and scholarship on the Long Walk. This will be one you do not want to miss. Register today!

 

January 13 & 14, 2023

 

6:00 PM – 11:00 PM (same time each day)                              Késhjéé’: Navajo Shoegame                                Join us in person!        

On Jan. 13th & 14th, the Késhjéé’ returns to the Phoenix Indian Center for the winter season! Come play this centuries old game that teaches the importance of honor, loyalty & trust. The Késhjéé’ will take place on two nights from 6 – 11 PM each day.  We hope you can join us for this special evening of culture, singing and tradition! For more information, call 602-264-6768

 

 

We are planning future Language & Culture workshops and classes. Check this page often for updated information about upcoming class sessions.

 

*If a link does not appear, it will be added closer to the meeting date.

For more information, please contact Elicia Goodsoldier, Language and Culture Coordinator @602-264-6768 ext. 169 or egoodsoldier@phxindcenter.org

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