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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, May 16, 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

 

Wednesday, May 18, 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.

 

Tuesday, May 24, 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!!

 

 

Thursday, May 26, 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, May 27, 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, May 30, 2022              Phoenix Indian Center closed in observance of Memorial Day

 

Wednesday, June 1, 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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

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

The Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona (UICAZ) invites you to attend our monthly coalition meetings! Join our coalition working toward creating positive partnerships within our community for our families and youth! UICAZ meets the 4th Tuesday of every month from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

 

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

Parenting in 2 Worlds is an evidence-based curriculum designed to help parents learn effective ways to relate to their American Indian Youth when it comes to communication, risky behaviors and norms and traditions. This workshop is open to all: new parents, guardians, and grandparents of American Indian youth in the household. Join us on Tuesdays from 5:30PM to 7:30PM starting May 3, 2022! **The last day to register for this workshop is TODAY!

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022

 

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

We are excited to announce our 1st in-person Youth Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) workshop of 2022! Join us at the Scottsdale Community College Indigenous Cultural Center on Thursday, June 2nd from 9:00am to 3:00pm. This workshop will explore the 4 cultural components of embracing community and healing through the concepts of Belonging, Mastery, Interdependence and Generosity. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Masks are required and seating is limited, so register TODAY!

PLEASE NOTE: Parent permission is required if under 18 years of age.

 

June 14, 2022 – July 1, 2022

 

8:45 AM – 4:00 PM (same time each day)                     Living in 2 Worlds Summer Camp                                Click here to register

No plans for the kiddos this summer? Are they in middle school? We are hosting a FREE Living in 2 Worlds Summer Camp! All American Indian Middle School youth are invited to join us for fun filled days with learning valuable prevention skills, cultural activities, and spend time with other youth like you! This camp will be offered Tuesday through Friday from 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM starting Tuesday, June 14, 2022! (Early and after care available as needed) Seating is limited. Register Today!

Location: Urban Living on 2nd Avenue | 650 N. 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003. For more information contact the Prevention Services Team at (602)264-6768.

 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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

The Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona (UICAZ) invites you to attend our monthly coalition meetings! Join our coalition working toward creating positive partnerships within our community for our families and youth! UICAZ meets the 4th Tuesday of every month from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

 

July 6-8, 2022

 

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

Fostering AI Youth is a prevention program implemented for Foster Care Parents 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 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.

 

July 12 – 29, 2022

8:45 AM – 4:00 PM (same time each day)                     Living in 2 Worlds Summer Camp                                Click here to register

Did you miss our June summer camp? No worries! Join us for our July summer camp! We are hosting a FREE Living in 2 Worlds Summer Camp! All American Indian Middle School youth are invited to join us for fun filled days with learning valuable prevention skills, cultural activities, and spend time with other youth like you! This camp will be offered Tuesday through Friday from 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM starting Tuesday, July 12, 2022! Seating is limited. Register Today! Date: July 12, 2022 to July 29, 2022, Time: 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM (Early and after care available as needed)

Location: Urban Living on 2nd Avenue | 650 N. 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

*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.

May 24 & 25, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM                             Virtual Youth Job Readiness Training              Click here to register

Are you an American Indian teen ready to prepare for the world of work? Our Job Readiness Training is just for you! These two-day trainings are: open to all American Indian high school students, fun & interactive, and full of useful information and daily prize drawings. Are you an incoming or exiting junior or senior interested in making some money this summer? This is also the first step to participating in our Youth to Work PAID Internship program taking place July 11-29, 2022. Register for this virtual training today!

 

June 1 & 2, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM                             Virtual Youth Job Readiness Training              Click here to register

Are you an American Indian teen ready to prepare for the world of work? Our Job Readiness Training is just for you! These two-day trainings are: open to all American Indian high school students, fun & interactive, and full of useful information and daily prize drawings. Are you an incoming or exiting junior or senior interested in making some money this summer? This is also the first step to participating in our Youth to Work PAID Internship program taking place July 11-29, 2022. Register for this virtual training today!

 

June 6 & 7, 2022

 

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM                             Virtual Youth Job Readiness Training              Click here to register

Are you an American Indian teen ready to prepare for the world of work? Our Job Readiness Training is just for you! These two-day trainings are: open to all American Indian high school students, fun & interactive, and full of useful information and daily prize drawings. Are you an incoming or exiting junior or senior interested in making some money this summer? This is also the first step to participating in our Youth to Work PAID Internship program taking place July 11-29, 2022. Register for this virtual training today!

*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.

Monday, May 16, 2022

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM              Virtual Storytelling with Wilfred and Winifred Jumbo: Dine Attire Through the Years          Click here to register

Navajo designers and siblings, Wilfred and Winifred Jumbo will walk us through Navajo attire throughout the years. We will look at traditional elements of Navajo dress including the evolution of rug dresses and cotton and velvet shirts and skirts. They will also walk us through various aspects of men and women’s accessories including buttons, silver and turquoise jewelry and the meaning behind it all. This storytelling session will lead us into one of the Phoenix Indian Center’s signature 75th Anniversary event, the Navajo Song and Dance, taking place in June of 2022.

 

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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