AFP NYC offers a variety of valuable member benefits to help you further your fundraising career.
Career Mentoring and Resume Review
Fundraising Day in New York provides career counseling and resume review for registered attendees through its Career Services program. Senior-level fundraising professionals will be volunteering their time during the conference to counsel individuals seeking advice about resume preparation and careers in fundraising.
If you are a job seeker who would like to sign up for a 30-minute, one-on-one counseling/resume review session with a senior-level fundraising professional, please fill out the Career Counseling sign-up form.
- If you are a senior-level fundraising professional interested in volunteering as a counselor, please fill out this form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Mentoring is located in the SolutionsCenter on the 5th Floor.
Career Mentoring Special Feature - 2 Sessions on Linked-In
Attendance at these sessions are limited. Use the Career Counseling form to sign up for the LinkedIn Job Seekers Linked-In session. Use the Career Mentor form to sign up for the Finding Great Candidates session.
LinkedIn for Nonprofit Job Seekers: 5 Ways To Kickstart Your Search
10:00-10:45 am in the SolutionsCenter 5th Floor
LinkedIn makes it easier than ever to find nonprofit job openings and to network yourself into unlisted job opportunities. But first you have to look amazing on LinkedIn. This session will walk you through a brief review of best practices in crafting a great LinkedIn personal profile so bring a printout of your LinkedIn profile so you can make notes on areas you need to improve. Then you will be shown where to prospect for jobs in various places on LinkedIn.
This presentation provides 5 broad tips to put your best foot forward using this powerful tool.
1. Look Your Best and Brand Yourself
2. Convey Who/What You Are/Why You and Be Searchable
3. Search LinkedIn for Jobs and Mine for Referrals
4. Make the Connection and Keep It Warm
5. Build Relationships All Your Career
Linkedin for the Nonprofit Organization: 5 Ways to Find Great Candidates
3:15-4:00 pm in the SolutionsCenter 5th Floor
LinkedIn makes it easier than ever to list nonprofit job openings and to attract and contact candidates. But first your staff, your Board, and your agency have to look amazing on LinkedIn. This session will walk you through a brief review of best practices in crafting a great LinkedIn personal and company profile. Bring a printout of both profiles so you can make notes on areas you need to improve. You will be shown where to list jobs in various places on LinkedIn. This presentation provides 5 broad tips to put your best foot forward using this powerful tool.
1. Branding Your Staff, Board and Agency: All MUST Look Their Best
2. Elements of an Effective Profile Page for your Agency
3. Know How to Best Post Jobs and Be Searchable
4. Search for Talented Candidates
5. Make the Connection and Keep It Warm
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