Rise Up Project is an initiative that provides essential job skills to help enter and advance in the workplace.
Training sessions are provided free-of-charge.
Coaches and mentors from various industries work in a virtual classroom setting, or in one-on-one virtual training sessions to cover these topics:
- Resume Review
- Interviewing Skills
- LinkedIn Setup
- Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
- Virtual Team Meetings
- Writing Professional Emails
These skills help prepare individuals to enter the job market, or advance in their current roles.
Who can participate
This Rise Up Project, although designed to lift those that are disadvantaged in today’s socio-economic environment, is open to anyone. We are not requiring any certification or proof of financial need. All who sign-up are provided the same quality of service. [more on our definition of economic hardship and inequity]
Requirements to participate
This Rise Up Bootcamp requires a 2 month commitment from participants. During these 2 months, participants will be required to attend weekly virtual sessions of 2 hours each and complete additional homework assignments of 4 hours per week.
Participants will need access to a webcam enabled computer and internet access on their own.
All training sessions will be provided free of charge. Past students that are capable and who have benefited from the training sessions, can donate directly through the website if they choose to.
Job Market Potential
Resumes and profiles of Rise Up Alumni (past students) will be made available to companies in search of viable candidates.
We are currently developing a curriculum for those looking for more advanced training. We expect to launch this advanced bootcamp in 2021. Topics could include:
- Facilitating Meetings
- Finance 101
- Basic Analytics and Metrics
- Project Management
- Developing Timelines
- Developing and maintaining budgets