Women Forward Career Coaching

 

 

JFFS' Women Forward Program helps women over 40 of all faiths enter the job market. A certified career/life coach and a financial stability coach give one-on-one guidance, helping participants gain confidence, employment and financial wherewithal. The program is free of charge.

 

Get Started Today!

For more information about Women Forward, or to set up an intake session, call 949.435.3460

The Program in Action

 

Every participant works with a career coach and financial stability coach to strengthen her skills. Then, she has access to any, or all, of the following services:


Job Search

  • Create a realistic career development plan
  • Develop a polished resume
  • Prepare for an interview
  • Conduct a successful job search
  • Project a professional image
  • Boost self-confidence


Mentorship

Connect with a mentor, when appropriate, to build professional networks

 

Build Long Term Financial Stability

  • Build money management and budgeting strategies
  • Implement customized cost- savings methods
  • Expand knowledge of available financial resources

 

Strengthen Job Skills and Learn New Ones

  • Enroll in education and training
  • Referrals to technology training
  • Technology mentoring


Post Placement

Participate in post-employment career ladder coaching

 

 

Women Forward 2018 Workshop Series

 

Encore of Favorites

 

 

  • THE MIRACLE OF CHOICE
    Sunday, January 28, 10 -12 Noon
    Presenter: Lauren Gavshon Brand, PsyD
    Chief Operating Officer, Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County

     

  • EQ IS THE NEW IQ
    Sunday, February 25, 10 - 12 Noon
    Presenter: Marian Anderson
    Director, Human Resources, Critical Care & Vascular Business Unit, Edwards Lifesciences
     

  • WHAT SHAPE IS YOUR TREE?
    Sunday, March 25, 10 - 12 Noon
    Presenter: Cathy Rooney
    Consultant & Former VP. Sales Operations and Client Services, CoreLogic and First American Financial
     

  • BUILDING YOUR BRAND
    Sunday, April 29, 10 – 12 Noon
    Presenter: Teresa A. McQueen, Esq.
    Certified Business Etiquette Trainer & Founder / Principal Attorney, SAFFIRE LEGAL, PC
     

  • BALANCING EMOTIONAL RESPONSES IN DIFFICULT SITUATIONS 
    Sunday
    , June 24, 10 - 12 Noon
    Presenter: Sara Clancy Hernandez, Ph.D.
    Licensed Therapist, Private Practice

 

 

The Women Forward 2018 workshops are free with required RSVP to Lucy@JFFS.org and will take place at the Samueli Jewish Campus, 1 Federation Way, Irvine.

 

For details about each session, download the flyer here.

 

 

Special thanks to John and Sandra Goodman for their generous support of the Women Forward program.