June Monthly Newsletter

June 2021
Rise Up Project is an initiative that provides essential job skills to help enter and advance in the workplace. We consist of a group of diverse professionals volunteering our time to assist those that need a little extra support during a time of unprecedented unemployment and job challenges.

UPCOMING BOOTCAMPSDo you know of someone just entering the workforce or who may be job searching now? Refer them to our bootcamp! We cover essential job skills for interviewing today, including best tips on how to interview in a virtual setting!
July 6 (Sessions on Tuesdays) 6:30pm – 8:00pm ET / 3:30pm – 5:00pm PT
August 5 (Sessions on Thursdays) 8:00pm – 9:30pm ET / 5:00pm – 6:30pm PT

Sign Up for a Bootcamp

CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Join us for our next Rise Up in Your Career event!
Join us for an event with insightful conversation from our guest panel, where we’ll be highlighting diversity in one’s career. Topics will include tokenization, code-switching, advocating for oneself, dealing with a lack of knowledge around diversity issues, and so much more!
Register Here

FRIENDS OF RISE UP PROJECT

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever, and however we can. When you donate goods to The Salvation Army, those items are then sold at our Thrift Stores. The proceeds are used to fund our Adult Rehabilitation Centers, where those struggling with drugs and alcohol find help, hope, and a second chance at life. Check out the great work they do at http://satruck.org/.

PARTICIPANT UPDATES


VOLUNTEER HIGHLIGHT
Meet Alissa Santolo, Coach & Website Coordinator
Alissa joined the Rise Up Project in the fall of 2020 hoping to share the professional skills she learned in college and her job to help others build their career. She currently works as a consultant helping companies with their Internal Audit and Fraud Prevention practices. She has worked in curriculum development and briefly as a coach for the Rise Up Project but her primary role has been maintaining and designing the website. Go check it out!


RECENT GRADUATESCongrats to all of our graduates from our April and May sessions! Your friends at RUP want to thank you for your time and dedication to this program. We wish you the best of luck in your future! A previous version omitted one of our graduates from our most recent session. We apologize for the mistake Brent!
Brent ChristensenConstruction/Project Management
Christine Arima – Hospitality
Audrey Nelson SalmonNon-Profit Industry
Abiodun AdefyueLibrary Services Coordinator
Michael BillsJanitorial/Warehouse Management
Éva NagleWellness/Nutrition Advocate
Sara HubbardCase Management
Kalechristos JimaCustomer Service Representative
Keesha HillHairstylist/Healthcare AdministrationEmail hire@riseupliftup.com for more info.Development Director Washington, DC
Human Resources Specialist Montgomery County, MD
Work From Home Jobs – Remote, U.S.
Remote Jobs (USAJOBS) – Remote, U.S.Copyright (C)

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