Kansas City Area Job Area Support / Job Transition / Job Clubs / Networking Groups Calendar as of 1/27/20
Career Skills & Connections: Coffee Club
9:00-10:00 a.m. (Career Search Session) & 10:00-11:00 a.m. (Networking),
Meeting Dates - Feb 10 & 24, March dates - TBD
Check the newsletter for meeting dates each month.
5801 West 115th Street (Jewish Community Center), Overland Park, KS 66211
Catholic Career Roundtable Job Club
8:30-9:30 a.m. (Workshop), 9:30-10am (Networking), Saturdays
(CCR also holds weekly workshops for all those in transition, and conducts a monthly Alumni Day or Panel Roundtable with representatives from local companies who support our mission . Call for more information)
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
12800 West 75th Street, Shawnee, KS 66216
Phillip Morgan (816-582-1809), Dave McClain, Judy Bond
Church of the Resurrection Job Club
8:30-10:30 a.m., Fridays
13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS 66224
Building B, Room B-253
www.cor.org/employmentsupport (Check the website for updates on meeting times / schedules)
Church of the Resurrection: Job Seeker's Prayer and Support Group
6:30-8:00 p.m., Thursdays
13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS 66224
Building B, Room B-213 (2nd Floor)
Holy Trinity Catholic Church: Career Transition Ministry (CTM) Group
Noon - 2:00 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. every fourth Thursday of the month
Kansas City Metro Networking Job Club
Online Job Club, www.kcjobclub.com, and a LinkedIn group, Open to the public and employers.
Kansas Works / Workforce Partnership: Mature Workers Roundtable (Age 50+)
1:00-2:00 p.m., 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, Check out the other job resources available at this location. 8535 Bluejacket Street, Lenexa, KS 66214, 913-577-5900 (Other offices in Leavenworth & Wyandotte)
OMNI: Careers, Connections, & Coffee
8:00-9:00 a.m., Please check the website for the bi-monthly meeting schedule and to register for each event by clicking on the About OMNI / Events tab. OMNI Human Resource Management, 8700 Indian Creek Parkway, Building 3, Suite 250, Overland Park, KS 66210
Sacred Heart Job Club
9:00-10:00 am, Tuesdays, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5501 Monticello Road, Shawnee, KS 66226 (Monticello Road and Johnson Drive). Room 33 (on the lower level of the Church building). The entrance door is located on the Monticello Road side of the Church building (lower, smaller parking lot). Due to security concerns, this is the only door you will be able to use to gain entrance to the meeting. Bring your own coffee and come casual.
St. John LaLande Catholic Church
9:00-11:00 a.m., 1st Wednesday of the month. (Or by appoitments on other days)
805 Northwest R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs, MO 64015, Clairey Room
Workforce Partnership Talent Support Network (Job Club)
11:00-12:00 p.m., 2nd & 4th Mondays, Check website under Events/Workshops tab for meeting dates & topics, and under the Job Seekers tab for Job Seeker Tools. 8535 Bluejacket Street, Lenexa, KS 66214, www.workforcepartnership.com
www.kansascityjobseekers.com - A calendar of job search resources, networking events, job fairs, workshops, and job listings (Internships, Marketing / Social Media, Web / Graphic Designer) in the Kansas City area is provided by Mark Van Baale. Go to this website to see the latest schedule of events.
https://www.npconnect.org/career-center/ - Find your nonprofit opportunity. Nonprofit Connect is your career headquarters offering one of the premier nonprofit position information portals on the web. On any given day, over 200 openings are posted on JobLink, InternLink, VolunteerLink, and BoardLink. This association serves more that 5,000 professional members from over 700 organizations. For more information, call 816-888-5600.
www.1millioncups.com - 1 Million Cups is a free national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities across our nation.
Every Wednesday morning at 9:00 (CST) at the PlexPod Westport Commons (300 East 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110), two local entrepreneurs present their startup businesses to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors. The meeting is in the auditorium, and parking is available across the street.
LinkedIn Local KC - Meet the people behind the LinkedIn profiles at LinkedIn Local KC. This group exists to take online connections offline, creating a community of collaboration and impact throughout the Kansas City area.
These quarterly meetings provide an opportunity to meet the people behind the LinkedIn profiles and to connect with them beyond their job titles, business cards, and company names.
Join us for connections, conversations, and for meeting new people that you might otherwise never meet.
Please check our website (www.linkedinlocalkc.com) for meeting dates, locations, and to register for each meeting (The fee for each meeting includes refreshments).
Johnson County Library - Online courses. Visit www.jocolibrary.org/elibrary/elearning to see a list of eLearning resources. With a Johnson County Library card, you can access Lynda.com and Universal Class courses for free!
• Career Planning and Jobs webpage:
• Career and Finance programs:
Enterprise University (Enterprise Bank) - Spring and Fall courses are open to the public at no cost. Visit www.enterprisebank.com/eu for a list of the classes and dates/times, and to register for any classes.
Network After Work (Kansas City) is America's premier face-to-face business networking organization with monthly mixer events in 85+ cities. Meet executives and professionals for new opportunities. You’ll make great connections in a fun and relaxed atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to fuel your career or business goals. To register, for more information, and the meeting schedule, go to: https://www.meetup.com/Network-After-Work-Kansas-City-Networking-Events/. Cover Charge - $15.00.
KCSourceLink.com - Your guide to entreneurship in Kansas City - The site contains informaton: For Growth Companies, For Investors, For KC Resource Organizations, For Job Seekers https://www.kcsourcelink.com/
For Jobs, Click on “Apply for a job on the Startland News Startup Job Board” to see a list of Part Time and Full Time positions. Search by key words, locations, etc.
Kansas Career Navigator https://kscareernav.gov
The Kansas Career Navigator is a intuitive dashboard intended to aid in the selection of education and training programs, access workforce training providers, analyze performance information, and labor market information. Additionally, by navigating this site, a user has real time access to high demand, high wage opportunities by county or local area selection.
Take the helm in learning more about wages, job openings, education and work experience expectations, access provider listings, forecasted vacancies and much, much more.
Click on the Kansas Works logo.
Create a Job Seeker Profile Account.
With this account you can:
• Perform advanced job searches
• Create and post resumes
• Save your job searches
• Receive job alerts by email or text
• And many more benefits for free
For additional information, go back and Click on the Kansas Department of Labor logo on the home page for:
• Labor Market data
• Monthly Labor Reports
• What’s New
www.CareerUSA.org - "Giving you the tools you need to land your next great opportunity"