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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, January 5, 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, 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, January 6, 2022

 

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, January 7, 2022

 

1:00 PM – 2:30 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, January 10, 2022

 

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, January 11, 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!!

 

Wednesday, January 12, 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, 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, January 13, 2022

 

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, January 14, 2022

 

1:00 PM – 2:30 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.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

 

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.  

 

 

Friday, January 21, 2022

 

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM         Suicide Prevention Convening – Session 1            Click here to register 

Join local organizers to help establish suicide-safer communities for Urban American Indian families in the Suicide Prevention Convening (SPC) Virtual Series! This first series will focus on Humor Healing: Surviving, Resilience, and the Power of Laughter with special guest James June.

 

 

January 24-27, 2022                Virtual Community GONA: Gathering of Native Americans                      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, January 25, 2022

 

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                                      Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona Meeting                                Click here to register

Join us and be part of our coalition working toward creating positive partnerships within our community for our families and youth!

 

 

Thursday, January 27, 2022

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM                Lunch & Learn Series: Safeguarding Medication 101                        Click here to register

Are your prescription meds too easily accessible in your medicine cabinet at home? Safeguarding Medications 101 brings awareness to the harmful effects of prescription drugs and family and community members tips for preventing their fatal overdoes. While medication is meant for healing, when in the wrong hands, it can lead to lifelong problems of substance abuse, addiction and death. Join us while eating your lunch on January 27, 2022 at noon to learn how to reclaim our American Indian communities from this silent yet, deadly prescription drug epidemic.

 

*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.

Saturday, January 22, 2022

 

11:00 AM – 3:30 PM                                      Youth Leadership Day                                Click here to register

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.

Friday, February 4, 2022

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM         Returning Home: Diné Creative Works from the Intermountain Indian School Book Talk           Registration link coming soon

Join us for an exciting Book Talk on Returning Home: Diné Creative Works from the Intermountain Indian School with coauthor Dr. Farina King. This is a hybrid event with a virtual or in-person option to join.

 

 

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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