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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

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

 

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, we will cover the interview process 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 2, 2021

 

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

Your customer service skills can make you a valued employee!!! Today’s business’ 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 seek in a potential employee and how you can demonstrate this 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.

 

 

Friday, December 3, 2021

 

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 6, 2021

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                                      Resume and 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.

 

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

 

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!!

 

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

 

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, we will cover the interview process 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 9, 2021

 

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

Your customer service skills can make you a valued employee!!! Today’s business’ 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 seek in a potential employee and how you can demonstrate this 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.

 

 

Friday, December 10, 2021

 

2:30 PM – 4:30 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 13, 2021

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                                      Resume and 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.

 

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

 

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!!

 

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

 

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, we will cover the interview process 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 16, 2021

 

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

Your customer service skills can make you a valued employee!!! Today’s business’ 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 seek in a potential employee and how you can demonstrate this 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.

 

 

Friday, December 17, 2021

 

Phoenix Indian Center Closed

November 29 – December 2, 2021

 

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM                      Gathering of Native Americans (GONA)                         Click here to register

The Phoenix Indian Center and Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona invites you to the Gathering of Native Americans Workshop. This FREE workshop will explore the 4 Cultural Components of embracing community and healing: BELONGING, MASTERY, INTERDEPENDENCE, and GENEROSITY. *Parent permission required if under the age of 18.

 

 

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

 

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM                    Parenting in 2 Worlds                            Click here to register

Are you raising American Indian children aged 12 – 17? Then this workshop is for you. Together, with other caregivers, you will learn how to effectively communicate with your child, how to instill traditions and values in this urban setting, and much more all while having fun! Join us on Tuesdays beginning December 7th, at 5:30 PM.  

 

 

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

 

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM                                              Living in 2 Worlds                                           Click here to register

American Indian Middle School Youth are invited to attend our FREE Virtual Living in 2 Worlds workshop! Join us for fun discussions about how to deal with risky situations at school and home and time to spend with other youth like you! Other workshop opportunities include door prizes, gift cards, and food delivery for Maricopa County residents. We are starting this workshop with a Kickoff session for all youth on Tuesday, December 14, 2021!

 

 

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM                    Parenting in 2 Worlds                            Click here to register

Are you raising American Indian children aged 12 – 17? Then this workshop is for you. Together, with other caregivers, you will learn how to effectively communicate with your child, how to instill traditions and values in this urban setting, and much more all while having fun! Join us on Tuesdays beginning December 7th, at 5:30 PM.  

 

 

December 27 – 30, 2021

 

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM                          Youth GONA: Gathering of Native Americans                                  Registration link coming soon

The Phoenix Indian Center and Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona invites youth ages 15-24 to the Youth GONA: Gathering of Native Americans Workshop. This FREE workshop will explore the 4 Cultural Components of embracing community and healing: BELONGING, MASTERY, INTERDEPENDENCE, and GENEROSITY. 4:30-6:30pm each day.

 

 

January 5 – January 7, 2022

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM                     Fostering American Indian Youth                  Click here to register

Fostering American Indian Youth is a prevention program implemented for Foster Care Parents in Maricopa County that are currently fostering American Indian Youth. This is a three day workshop led by a facilitator that will focus on bridging the gap on topics such as communicating with your child, introducing norms, values and beliefs and also talking with your teen about risky behaviors.

*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.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM                            Hand Drum Making 101                                      Click here to register

High School Students: Learn how to craft your own authentic hand drum at this fun, interactive workshop! Join us in-person at the Phoenix Indian Center. Masks are required. CDC & COVID guidelines will be followed.

 

 

Saturday, December 4, 2021

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM                             Virtual College Tours                            Click here to join

Calling all American Indian High School students! Don’t miss out on our virtual Fall college tour on December 4th from 10AM – 3PM. Visit and learn about programs, resources, and admission processes from college representatives! Follow our Instagram @youthphxindcenter for more information or join us on either day by clicking here!

 

 

Monday, December 6, 2021 

 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM                                         College Preparation Bootcamp                          Click here to register

Are you a high school student thinking about attending college? Join us for this three-day boot camp aimed to assist American Indian youth in planning, applying, and starting their college journey. Wherever you are in the process we will help you in developing your goals, planning your pathway, and searching for scholarships. After completing this boot camp, participants will identify where they are in the college/financial aid process and create their timeline for preparing their applications. Register today!

 

 

Saturday, December 11, 2021

 

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM                  Youth Day with the AZ Coyotes                       Click here to register

Are you an American Indian high school youth in Maricopa County who wants to learn more about hockey? Come celebrate our culture through sports with the AZ Coyotes! Learn more about how to break into a career in the NHL and how to hit a slapshot on the ice from the pros! Youth in attendance will also receive complimentary tickets to the game that evening. Please dress warm, as we will be in the rink and outside on the plaza for certain activities. This in-person event will follow COVID-19 safety protocols, including social distancing. Masks will be required. Space is limited, register today!

 

Saturday, January 22, 2022

 

11:00 AM – 3:30 PM                                      Youth Leadership Day                                Registration link coming soon

Are you a Native American High School Youth living in Maricopa County? Do you love your heritage? Well, come celebrate it with us at our Youth Leadership Day, at the Phoenix Suns Arena! Expect a fun filled day with amazing guests like Christian “Supaman” Parish and Robert Johnston with the AZ Warriors! Take part in inspirational breakout sessions and indigenous games. Youths in attendance will also receive complimentary tickets to the game that evening. This in-person event will follow COVID-19 safety protocols, including social distancing. Masks will be required. Space is limited. 

 

 

*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.

December 2, 2021

 

6:00 PM – 8:00PM                     Navajo Storytelling: Ma’ii Bahané (Coyote Stories)                        Click here to register

Join us for Ma’ii Bahané with Lyle Harvey! As an integral part of the oral tradition, coyote stories have been used to instruct and guide the young people in how to conduct themselves as well as demonstrating and reinforcing concepts of harmony and order in Dine’ society. Registration is required.

 

 

December 6 & 8, 2021

 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM                        Intermediate Ribbon Skirt Making                    Click here to register

The Phoenix Indian Center will be hosting a two session class on intermediate ribbon skirt making by Cree artist, Rebekah Jarvey. The classes will take place December 6 and December 8 from 6:00pm-8:00pm via Zoom. Registration required. 

 

 

December 9, 2021

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM                     Navajo Singing Class                          Click here to register

Explore various Navajo singing styles and songs for different purposes, including social songs, children’s songs and winter songs. Join us each Thursday beginning December 9th until January 27th, 2022! Registration required. 

 

 

December 13, 2021

 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM                     Winter Storytelling: Navajo Star Knowledge                          Click here to register

Join us for Navajo Star Knowledge with Freddie Johnson! This storytelling event will focus on the creation of the sun, moon and stars (constellations) and will be displayed through traditional string games. We will discuss how the constellations govern our wholistic well-being. Registration is required.

 

 

January 7, & 8, 2022

 

6:00 PM – 11:00 PM                     Késhjéé’ (Navajo Shoe Game)                         Registration information coming soon

Celebrate the winter season by joining us in-person at the Phoenix Indian Center for Késhjéé’ (Navajo Shoe Game). This has been a favorite of the Diné people for centuries! Kevin Belin and Talibah Begay will conduct this fun game designed to teach the importance of virtues such as honor, honesty, loyalty and trust.

 

 

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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